An Interview with Protomartyr’s Alex Leonard

Protomartyr recently re-issued their debut LP "No Passion All Technique" on Domino I always tell people that assume I love music that they are sadly mistaken. I dislike, or just don't care at all about, the majority of music. It's very tacky. Even when it's almost good it's too effete and hackneyed for me to … Continue reading An Interview with Protomartyr’s Alex Leonard

Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)

This is a piece largely based on ignorance. My Ignorance. But don’t break away just yet. Because I’m here to tell you about a razor-sharp post-punk/dream pop/noise-pop band from San Jose, Costa Rica called Dylan Thomas. (A period at the end of “Thomas” is part of the name). If you google them you will likely … Continue reading Keep an Eye on San Jose’s Dylan Thomas. (Interview)

The Twilight Sad – IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME

A cleverly titled record. For all the hype, we are left wanting more. I’ve followed The Twilight Sad fairly obsessively since a friend burned a copy of their debut LP “Fourteen Autumns, Fifteen Winters” for me in 2007. It was a breath of fresh air at the time. I didn’t have to ask where they hailed from. The thick accent vocalist James Graham crooned, … Continue reading The Twilight Sad – IT WON/T BE LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME