Posts Tagged ‘lo-fi

Boston SpaceshipsBrown Submarine

September 22, 2008

Following the conclusion of Guided By Voices, Robert Pollard has released a number of solo albums; Boston Spaceships is his new band. It’s a trio as Pollard is joined by Chris Slusarenko, another former GBV member, and John Moen, who is in the Decemberists. Boston Spaceships sound very similar to GBV, and should please fans […]

Jason AndersonThe Hopeful and the Unafraid

April 17, 2008

This is his third studio album and 6th album if you count the work he did under the Wolf Colonel moniker. Jason plays indie rock that is somewhat minimal and lo-fi and owes a huge debt to Bruce Springsteen’s sound. This might be my favorite Jason Anderson album so far, it is great. It’s no […]

Rivers CuomoAlone: The Home Recordings of Rivers Cuomo

February 26, 2008

Weezer’s frontman presents us with a collection of lo-fi home-recorded demos that, for the most part – “Buddy Holly” being the lone exception – never made it to a Weezer record. There’s a reason for that. These songs are nowhere near as good as classic Weezer. The recording quality is also very poor, though considering […]

Shelby Bryant – Luscious

January 31, 2008

I had high hopes for this album based upon the awful album art. It kind of reminds me of what it would sound like if The Unicorns/Islands mated with the Flaming Lips and the results were not as good as they should be. Quirky lo-fi pop stuff. This is the closest I can find to […]