Nov 01, 2008 Music Year End 2008 - Best of 2008

Considering Sun Kil Moon just came out with an album earlier this year, Mark Kozelek titling another of his forays into the world of covers “Finally” is an odd choice. More

Nov 01, 2008 Music Year End 2008 - Best of 2008

The rock video for “Humans” visually checks off all The Killers’ typical glitzy signifiers (see the prowling white tiger amongst the crimson mesas). After Brandon Flowers and Co. plunked down their version of The Boss’s Americana, they now reinvent(!) themselves with Tropicália-Western songs (“I Can’t Stay” and “Joy Ride”). More

Nov 01, 2008 Music Year End 2008 - Best of 2008

As a successful politically incensed band, The (International) Noise Conspiracy walk a thin line between delivering a valid message and coming off as hypocrites. More

Cotton Jones

Paranoid Cocoon

Suicide Squeeze

Nov 01, 2008 Music Year End 2008 - Best of 2008

Michael Nau returns with Paranoid Cocoon, his first full-length as Cotton Jones (formerly The Cotton Jones Basket Ride for a few shorter releases on Quite Scientific and St. Ives). More