Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud Review

Katie Crutchfield, a.k.a Waxahatchee, brings us a serious Album of the Year contender with her latest project, Saint Cloud.  In her most stripped-down work to date, Crutchfield takes influences from folk, country, and Americana to create a refreshing expansion to her sound. The lyrics throughout Saint Cloud offer vivid imagery of open fields, big sky, … Continue reading Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud Review

Neck of the Woods – The Annex of Ire Review

"Progressive metal" can be a loaded term. On one end, you could be in for some engaging, envelope-pushing music. On the other, you'd be hearing dudes with gauged ears ripping off Meshuggah and Tesseract. While I can't speak to the state of Vancouver band Neck of the Woods' ear piercings, I can say their new … Continue reading Neck of the Woods – The Annex of Ire Review

Grimes – Miss Anthropocene Review

Five years since her last magnificent and critically adored album, Art Angels, Claire Boucher a.k.a. Grimes returns with an absolute banger of a project. It was definitely worth the wait. Over her previous four full-length albums, an underlying standard of style has been well-established but it is somehow ever-advancing at the same time. On Miss … Continue reading Grimes – Miss Anthropocene Review