Oh Sees: Face Stabber [Album Review]
Sep03

Oh Sees: Face Stabber [Album Review]

Oh Sees Face Stabber Castle Face Records [2019] Who: Again as the Oh Sees, John Dwyer continues his annual musical journey with another prog/psych/punk experience with Face Stabber. Sound: More prog than previous efforts that has links to Yes and Pink Floyd that runs extra-long at over 80-minutes. TFN Final Take: The constant production of music from Oh Sees is something to be excited about as John Dwyer has consistently pushed his...

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Sleater-Kinney: The Center Won’t Hold [Album Review]
Aug27

Sleater-Kinney: The Center Won’t Hold [Album Review]

Sleater-Kinney The Center Won’t Hold Mom + Pop Music [2019] Who: Sleater-Kinney return with a different look and overall sound with the help of producer St. Vincent. Sound: Indie synth pop with an edge. TFN Final Take: Seems like a bunch of stuff has happened since we last gushed about Sleater-Kinney’s return on No Cities To Love in 2015. The band has moved from longtime label Sup Pop to Mom + Pop, the longtime trio has now been...

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Possible Humans: Everybody Split [Album Review]
Aug13

Possible Humans: Everybody Split [Album Review]

Possible Humans Everybody Split Trouble In Mind Records [2019] Who: Everybody Split is the debut album from Melbourne, Australia quintet Possible Humans which has been building a following since forming in 2012. Sound: Modern indie post-punk that has some comparison sounds to early R.E.M., The Clean, and Arcade Fire. TFN Final Take: Many fans of Australia’s Possible Humans rejoiced after the announcement of their debut,...

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Spoon: Everything Hits At Once – The Best Of Spoon
Jul29

Spoon: Everything Hits At Once – The Best Of Spoon

Spoon Everything Hits At Once: The Best Of Spoon Matador Records [2019] Who: Spanning a career well into its third decade, Spoon has released this greatest hits compilation that includes the new track “No Bullets Spent.” Sound: Spoon has evolved from the grittier indie rock with Pixies influence to the present where they deliver songs with a modern-day sophistication. TFN Final Take: Greatest hits compilations always stir some fan...

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Purple Mountains: Purple Mountains [Album Review]
Jul18

Purple Mountains: Purple Mountains [Album Review]

Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Drag City Records [2019] Who: Purple Mountains marks the return of David Berman (Silver Jews) and represents his first new music in over a decade. Sound: Indie singer/songwriter that fits in a list with the likes of Nick Cave, Steve Malkmus, Bill Callahan and Will Oldham. TFN Final Take: I don’t think many people could argue the solidness behind David Berman’s Silver Jews output as there are multiple...

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