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.