Drag City

American Water

Silver Jews: American Water

The tragic death of David Berman in 2019 didn't really change my mind about Silver Jews, it just reinforced it. This album, American Water, is one that I've gone back to...
Snares Like a Haircut

No Age: Snares Like a Haircut

I’ve been less than kind in my past mentions of No Age. I’ve blamed them for the drowned-in-fuzz aesthetic that came about in the late aughts that kind of swamped...
Natural History

Dope Body: Natural History

All rolling toms and bass drum, these guys are like gorillas (not Gorillaz) on psychedelics. By which I mean they chant and growl and pop and lock and even get ...
Knock Knock

Smog: Knock Knock

I have a soft spot in my heart for this album, despite it not really normally being my thing. Though I suppose it’s not really that far away from some of the sl...