Saturday, June 30, 2012

Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold (Sub Pop; 2012)

Slumber with the summer when the mountains turn to surround you, Panther Clouds.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A Place to Bury Strangers - Worship (Dead Oceans; 2012)

Skidding along the guard rail with all the headlights zeroed in to darkness, I felt the light dripping down my chin.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Laurel Halo - Quarantine (Hyperdub; 2012)

When all the sherbert spoiled, when all the fruit went dry, there was this cave painting that knew of my attraction to the neon blaze.

Smoke Fairies - Blood Speaks (V2; 2012)

See what you can scrape up for pocket change as our spirits divide division and walk to the beat of a zebra's ghost.

Mystery Jets - Radlands (Rough Trade; 2012)

Pouring the grapes over the rim of a familiar garden...your blue eyes and sleepy azaleas.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Mount Eerie - Clear Moon (P.W. Elverum & Sun; 2012)

When the moon through clearly eyes, I saw a wolf I oft despised.

King Tuff - King Tuff (Sub Pop; 2012)

 Chords fling off the knuckles when razor blades sing the sky into kites and rockets.

Lemonade - Diver (True Panther; 2012)

While in a grocery store of glass houses, my bear paws found blood on the strawberries.

Tu Fawning - A Monument (City Slang; 2012)

Royalty never tasted a cake so thick with incisors.

Gossip - A Joyful Noise (Columbia; 2012)

When selling all the old dog collars, we saw the cat--purplish and serene--through a sea of yogurt.

Dntel - Aimlessness (Pampa; 2012)

Frogs make their boots into socks when the postmen lose their way to discover eternity.

Teen Daze - All Of Us, Together (Lefse; 2012)

All of our daydreams forever amidst the sea foam, as I am your chocolate.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Japandroids - Celebration Rock (Polyvinyl Records, 2012)

There was once a basement where black leather jackets became sludge or huge slugs to depart bats from the afterlife of rafters.

Crocodiles - Endless Flowers (Souterrain Transmissions; 2012)

The joy to be a basket case hung up on empty flowers down a crooked staircase as the plants grow tired in the name of a summer sun.

Liars - WIXIW (Mute, 2012)

  Subdued by the joys of division and all the factory's shifting plates, a rude beast shatters the ice.

Light Asylum - Light Asylum (Mexican Summer; 2012)

Whatever was destroyed in the jukebox got hungry for the heart we sold to Frog King's Soft Cell Associates

Hot Chip - In Our Heads (Domino; 2012)

Dance floors light up alongside the teeth of our disco cousins from yesteryear, using halogen toothpaste to tease under the black lights.

The Hundred In The Hands - Red Night (Warp, 2012)

As the pool cue slides to bring the breaking heart of a valentine hustler closer, the balls drop to begin a new game.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

AU - Both Lights (The Leaf Label; 2012)

Some doors lead to zigzags through the stars, as if your space buckets weren't drizzling enough honey. 

Orbital - Wonky (ACP; 2012)

Kittens can fly and orbit if Horrorshows are projected onto bedroom walls.

Mike Wexler - Dispossession (Mexican Summer, 2012)

If you are feeling dispossessed, Pariah, then count to 18 thousand and hold the beads away from the bees as we close our eyes and spin with the sun.

The Futureheads - Rant (NUL; 2012)

Sheep climb over cloud after cloud grazing on what the wolves left.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery (Hot Charity / XL; 2012)

Once the rain kisses your tears, no time or no place can quiet happiness.

Graham Coxon - A + E (Parlophone, 2012)

My guitar's pyjamas sprung a leak when the wound drove this riff.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Grimes - Oblivion (4AD, 2012)

Tunnel can come with us if he shines Dark Night headlights through black-leather motorcycle jackets.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Oberhofer - Time Capsules II (Glass Note; 2012)

Modest mice heard what the flowers were saying to the wide-eyed puppets at dawn.

Miike Snow - Happy To You (Downtown / Universal Republic; 2012)

Drum rolls rose the confectionery sugar from each air vent in a tropical solitude.

Hundred Waters - Hundred Waters (Elestial Sound; 2012)

Casio keys under ice stole sparkles from passing wolf eyes.

Zammuto - Zammuto (Temporary Resistance; 2012)

 The woods plugged us to the arctic jungle via star children.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Matthewdavid – Tonalism Marfa Jingle Collage (; 2012)

No, I've..../there is only all this warble of creation going on/ gonging on now/ birds, what stranger place is this?

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Julianna Barwick - Vow (Asthmatic Kitty; 2011)

Grand space or hall old as civil war ancestral stairs spiraled out to gardens, night....

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Howlin Rain - The Russian Wilds (Agitated; 2012)

Whenever I stagger into the Empire like a crow, the fluorescent lights are much too much for my glassy eyes in stardust by the discount bin.

Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper (Sub Pop; 2012)

Put some red on it or else it will keep bubbling, frothing, and disconnecting tissues meant for skeletal bridges.  

Rocket Juice & The Moon - Rocket Juice & The Moon (Honest Jons; 2012)

Poison rises from the garden to give kisses to the moon and bless back the buttercups from surprising the miniature mice.

The Mars Volta - Noctourniquet (Warners; 2012)

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Breton - Other People's Problems (FatCat; 2012)

Crystal shards take everything but the silences when the angular bodies are coathangered into meat tricycles.

Madonna - MDNA (Interscope / Live Nation; 2012)

The silhouette of your cigarette means a beautiful killer might blue cloud this bedsheet.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

The Shins - Port of Morrow (Columbia / Aural Apothecary; 2012)

Joyful pepper spray winds us up from almost any well.

Matt Jones & The Reconstruction - Half Poison, Half Pure (self-released; 2012)

Cellos are often asphyxiated by clean porcelain hands through the midnight gale.

s / s / s - Beak and Claw E.P. (Anticon; 2012)

After the radio broke, we began to dress in shattered cassette tapes.

Robert Pollard - Mouseman Cloud (Fire Records; 2012)

Answering machines get glimpses of bad hair days and bloody guitar strings.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Phédre - Phédre (Daps; 2012)

Lovers in need of organs only rot as lovely as the fruit.

Dunes - Noctiluca (Post Present Medium; 2012)

Spinning CDs reflect old fingerprints when you breathe against the glass of the jukebox.

Xiu Xiu - Always (Polyvinyl / Bella Union; 2012)

Soft needles knew the beating heart beside the municipal garbage can on Christmas Eve. in Boston.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Ceremony - Zoo (Matador Records; 2012)

If punk is dead, then so are the drumsticks in Thrasher's Palace.