Featured Album Fridays / Pink Mountaintops – Outside Love (2009)

This week on Featured Album Fridays, I’m showcasing Pink Mountaintops‘ 2009 album – Outside Love. A description of Pink Mountaintops can be found on the band’s Last.FM: Pink Mountaintops is Black Mountain frontman Stephen McBean’s side project. The music resembles the style of Black Mountain but has a more psychedelic and experimental side with mellow […]

Featured Album Fridays / Fanfarlo – Reservoir (2009)

This week, I’m showcasing an indie folk band! Featured Album Fridays presents Fanfarlo’s 2009 album, Reservoir. Here’s the band’s description from Last.FM: Fanfarlo were conceived by Simon (vocals, guitar, keys, mandolin, sax, glock) while he was taking shelter in a forest from a particularly heavy snowstorm in Sweden. Inspired to move to London to form […]

Featured Album Fridays / Gentleman Reg – Jet Black (2009)

This week on Featured Album Fridays, I’m showcasing Gentleman Reg’s 2009 album, Jet Black. This is from Gentleman Reg’s Last.FM: Reg Vermue, who records as Gentleman Reg, is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter. His folk-pop style has been compared to Rufus Wainwright, Aimee Mann and The Smiths. Members of Royal City and The Constantines regularly […]

Dropping the ball.

Well, it seems that reading week has broken me down and took away any hope of productivity on my end, but I wish to change that. I missed out on updates to Trivial Trivia and Featured Album Fridays, but I’ll pick them up again when I can. For now, I guess I’m going to become […]

Featured Album Fridays / Faded Paper Figures – Dynamo (2008)

This week on Featured Album Fridays, is Faded Paper Figures’ 2008 debut album – Dynamo. They are classified under “Indietronica” and their music has an interesting sound to it. Here is the band’s description from Last.FM: Faded Paper Figures began, like all great endeavors, as a side-project. Writing songs between dissertation chapters and frenetic bouts […]

Featured Album Fridays / Bishop Allen – Grrr… (2009)

Happy Friday everyone! This week on Featured Album Fridays, I’m taking a look at an indie band Bishop Allen and their 2009 release entitled “Grrr…”. Another sneak peek release from JonLim.ca, because this album is due out on March 10, 2009! Here is their description from Last.FM: Bishop Allen is an American indie rock band […]