Dine Alone

Trust the River

Sparta: Trust the River

From the ashes of At the Drive-In came Sparta. An odd moniker for a band from El Paso. I figured Alamo would be more apt, but no need to be retro controversial, I suppose...
Cool Car

Girlfriend Material: Cool Car

There was a time when I thought Tokyo Police Club was the future of music. You know, Canadian wonderkind with a sense of modern irony playing what amounted to post-punk...
Master Volume

The Dirty Nil: Master Volume

Rock and fuckin’ roll, man! Like the stuff they used to play at stadiums before pop and hip-hop took over the world. Like Cheap Trick and that kind of stuff. Not...
Higher Power

The Dirty Nil: Higher Power

I've been listening to this Dirty Nil album on repeat for weeks now. And in this day and age of on-demand media, that's saying a lot. To keep an album in rotati...