Posts Tagged ‘pop’

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “DON’T PUSH PLAY” From gloom-chorded indie rock to radio-ready power pop, Arizona’s The Maine wax like chameleons across so many varied musical landscapes so quickly that there is no audibly authentic pulse to their fourth full length Forever Halloween.  As standalone efforts “Run” and “Bi…

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Scottish indie pop band Camera Obscura fifth LP Desire Lines is a stellar combination of musical whimsy and chilled-to-the-max vocals.  Front-woman Tracyanne Campbell takes an endless-summer lyrical approach to her band’s sun bleached stylings; the results are stellar. The albu…

House of Blues (Dallas, TX) – By Austin Reed – “Empire of the Sun Deliver Powerhouse Performance” If there’s anything to be said about whimsically themed, science fiction-inspired electro-pop, Empire of the Sun is probably just the band to say it. As part of the Yahoo! On the Road series, the Australian duo unleashed a…