Archive for January 28, 2008

The WhitsundaysThe Whitsundays

January 28, 2008

60’s influenced “reverb-wrapped” pop music, I quite like it. Would play nice with bands like The Shins, Spoon, etc., plus older 60’s pop bands. The chorus on #6 is strangely reminiscent of The Who’s “Boris The Spider” despite not having anything in common at all. http://www.myspace.com/thewhitsundays http://www.friendlyfirerecordings.com/Bands/Whitsundays/whitsundays.html Advertisements

The DecemberistsPicaresque

January 28, 2008

Having heard the song , “The Mariner’s Revenge Song,” I had great hopes for this album. This song, albeit almost nine minutes long, had great vocals, storytelling and backup musically. To follow that up, “The Infanta,” with it’s unusual introduction, sits in my mind as the second best song. The rest of the album blurs […]