[ALBUM] Broken Bells – After The Disco

It’s too early to say whether the latest from Broken Bells is a step-up or step-down from their eponymous 2010 debut. On After The Disco, Broken Bells finally feel separate from the previous work of Mercer or Burton. But, the newfound chemistry poses a problem for the duo. With it, they lose some of their more compelling quirks. ...

New Music Tuesday: Portugal. The Man – Evil Friends

Another crazy year of great new music rocks on, and we’re still only in May! This time we have new tunes from Portugal. The Man for the first time in two years. Evil Friends is the 8th full length album from the psychedelic rockers and it appears they have picked up right where they left off on 2011’s…

Album Review: The Shins – Port Of Morrow

5 years. That, my friends, is a long time to wait for a new offering from The Shins. A lot has happened in that time, though, unlike Pitchfork, I’m not going to bore you with a list… I think it’s pretty clear that the latter part of the 20-oughts has been a turbulent time for ...