Divine Fits

Cry Cry Cry

Wolf Parade: Cry Cry Cry

I can’t remember how many years I’ve been listening to Wolf Parade, though it seems like forever. I look back on the 90s and think, “Yeah, of course I was heari...
Hot Thoughts

Spoon: Hot Thoughts

Spoon is a band I've been listening to for years. I've seen them live and created playlists on Apple Music and its predecessors that I just throw on shuffle and...
They Want My Soul

Spoon: They Want My Soul

The production on this one took me a couple listens to get used to. The almost synth-like, trebly crunch of the drums and metallic overtones were so at odds wit...
Face Control

Handsome Furs: Face Control

There was a time back in high school when I was a big drum snob. If a rock song didn't have drums, but instead depended on synths or drum machines, I wasn't hav...
Expo 86

Wolf Parade: Expo 86

This is certainly Wolf Parade's most straightforward album, less moaning and broken gears and almost hopeful in its vibrancy. Hell, the second track on the albu...
Girls Can Tell

Spoon: Girls Can Tell

Man those Austin boys can rock. Spoon were once the poster boys of post-punk rock, making straight rock n' roll that had both indie cred, great hooks and a lead...