Category Archives: free mp3s

The North is calling.

In the last couple of years, Scandinavian artists have emerged in the European music scene, numerous as weeds in an abandoned garden, apparently with the sole purpose of showering us with heavily nostalgic tracks. In the case of Copenhagen-based Broken Twin, this is done in a very minimalistic fashion, with sparse and graceful piano melodies, […]

Come as you are, little imaginary hawk.

Chances are you’ll have heard of this band in one way or the other. When I came across the super-sweet love song Boats and Birds for the very first time, it was because of a cover by The Age of Rockets that opened up for me a whole world of New Yorkers that knew each […]

past/future

A couple of weeks ago, I found myself at a show of super-emo local band Rika. I had not seen them play in what felt like forever, and for the first time in many months, during the show, I felt transported by the music, back to the 90′s, it hitting me right in the guts. […]

Buffalo’s real Wilderness

I seem to find it most difficult to write about an album when I like it very much, as if no paragraph could equal the emotions triggered by certain sounds. In a desperate attempt to do it right and make sense, phrases are rewritten, influences are infinitely googled, my music library is assaulted in a […]