On one hand "What Happened to You" is nostalgic, on the other it looks forward.
The band's mixture of catchy riffs, drowned-out falsetto vocals, and tangential songwriting has built them a small but dedicated following.
It makes you feel like you're playing a video game adaptation of a Miyazaki movie.
While the inspiring force behind the band's sound is obvious, the songs remain deeply introspective without being too self-serious.
The solo project of Long Beach-based Cameron Stallones has created a strange world of psychedelic mathematics and electronics that somehow still sounds organic.
Swag Toof are two rapper dudes, one from Kansas and one from Las Vegas, who've come to NYC to get real weird. This means selling an EP for $100, which comes with a letter signed in blood.
Put on your eyeliner and crucifix, say a prayer to your poster of Robert Smith, and listen to Cold Cave.
Some of his new songs sound like Deerhunter, and others land in John Cage or Charles Ives territory, which is a pretty solid balance.
The new video for "Waterbed" is sulty and sexy, splicing vocalist Anthony Fammia with mood-lit vignettes of a model showered in colorful waves.
Doom metal is a careful and meticulous art, and Warhorse did it right.
Something about London lends itself to these catchy beats. Maybe it's the weather.