Tag Archives: rock

Alex G – Beach Music

It’s often regarded as damning criticism to refer to an artist and their work as ‘indulgent’. Yet when the artist is Alex G, and when the only thing that’s being indulged by his debut album for Domino is a fertile pop sensibility, it becomes apparent that ‘indulgent’ is really just a placeholder for a more specific failing […]

Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down

There’s a sad, all-too familiar irony that grips many a career in pop and rock. That is, having spent years in the wilderness, striving to crack an entry into the collective consciousness and claim the identity they’ve always wanted for themselves, a long roll-call of musicians have found that success merely divorces them from the only identity […]