The Fibs – Pisces in Crises – CD

The Fibs – Pisces in Crises – CD

The Fibs – Pisces in Crises – CD (Watchmen Records) The songs on this record are well crafted. It kinda reminds me of a Bruce Hornsby recording because it seems too safe, like they really aren’t stretching themselves or taking any risks. Isn’t...
The Lapse – Betrayal! – CD

The Lapse – Betrayal! – CD

The Lapse – Betrayal! – CD (Gern Blandsten Records) This release sounds like Sonic Youth with more of a punky sound. A very noisy and guitar orientated band with vocals that are more spoken than sung. Some of the songs can get annoying at times, but...
V/A – Music*Sound Volume 4 – CD

V/A – Music*Sound Volume 4 – CD

V/A – Music*Sound Volume 4 – CD (Storm Records) While all the music from the 15 bands on this release isn’t on the same level, the sheer diversity of the C.D. overall makes this a great compilation. The styles range from ethereal instrumentals to...
American Mars – Late – CD

American Mars – Late – CD

American Mars – Late – CD (Storm Records) American Mars are an aggressive college rock band with hints of Goth thrown in. Some songs remind me of X with an updated late nineties feel. Other songs sound more like Julia Hatfield’s old band or Tonya...