Posts Tagged ‘New Record’

– By Dustin Blocker – “PUSH PLAY” For a band so sincere and cerebral, some of The Head and The Heart’s new record, Let’s Be Still, comes off a bit overwrought.  It’s strange: The album boasts hints of technical and lyrical brilliance scattered throughout the effort, proving that even the low spots aren’t really that lo…

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” The Polyphonic Spree is a conundrum. Forget the visual spectacle; one producing dozens of rotating band members donning long form robes, hand-clap-dancing like a satirical choir.  Forget this, because the band’s inherent visuals are a distraction from the truth, that The Polyph…

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Twelve years deep into their indie rock careers, Brooklyn’s The National continue to mix the despondency with despair to striking effect on their eighth studio record Trouble Will Find Me. Matt Berninger’s storied baritone languidly floats amongst intricate guitar arrangements,…