Tag Archives: alternative rock

By any Metric, a superb album (NSFW)

I have been eagerly awaiting Metric’s newest album entitled Synthetica ever since their previous release Fantasies came out.  Fantasies was clearly one of the best alternative/indie rock releases of the first decade of the 21st century. The foursome from Toronto, … Continue reading

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Crank it up! – “Headspace” by We Barbarians

It has been awhile since I heard a damn good hard rock album. Well, We Barbarians have served up an ace with their five-track EP entitled Headspace. This album will have you bobbing your head and tapping your toes from the … Continue reading

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Oh yeah, Radiohead here I come!!!!!

Been waiting all week for tickets to go on sale this morning for Radiohead since it was announced that they would be playing at the Palace of Auburn Hills in suburban Detroit in June. Was able to buy three of them … Continue reading

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Hitting it big close to home – “Ghost Town Lullabies”

Greater Lansing has an amazing music scene, but you seldom hear about it outside a 100 mile radius or so from the State Capital. Probably the best known band to hail from this area is The Verve Pipe, with its … Continue reading

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Delay Trees – Nearly perfect from start to Finnish

For the first time since I have had an iTunes account (perhaps five years), I have listened to a new album that I bought and rated every single song with five stars – I would have given them six or … Continue reading

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A “Wales” of a full-length debut album

I may be a tad late to the party, but the debut full-length CD by The Joy Formidable, entitled The Big Roar is absolutely fantastic. The band from Wales grabs the listener by the nuts (metaphorically) from the first track … Continue reading

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