Be Wary of False Prophets, Warns Brother Oliver Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  When we are desperate, we become irrational. Recklessness makes us prone to fall for schemes from unsavory characters. South Carolina’s Brother Oliver tells us to be wary around new people with unusual ideas; their new single “False Prophet” is a powerful bit of wisdom. Read more. Brother Oliver | website | Facebook | … Continue reading

When I reviewed Jess Williamson’s opening set for Loma at the Bootleg a few weeks back, I never properly shared my admiration for “I See the White.” It’s a self-aware track with a beautifully shot video, which finds Williamson in Malibu, at her house, and around the Mount Wilson Observatory.  Continue reading

This clip is a video within a video within a video, with at most three scenes superimposed onto one another, all with their own not-so-quiet support of inaction. My favorite might be the footage of a scooter endlessly looping a roundabout. No better way to do nothing while doing something than by doing it in an infinite circle.  Standards Vol 1 by ROOS Continue reading

Bannack Breathes New Life into a Ghost Town on Debut LP, Compendium

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The group takes its name from a ghost town in rural Montana, once connected to civilization only by the Montana Trail during the gold rush. “We liked the idea of giving new life to a place that was probably otherwise unreferenced in popular culture,” Benny Friedman told The Daily Trojan. The town’s legacy is Bannack Days, where on the third … Continue reading Bannack Breathes New Life into a Ghost Town on Debut LP, Compendium

Best Albums of 2017, part 4

#11-30, ordered alphabetically Hayden Pedigo – Greetings From Amarillo buy album | Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Bandcamp Pixx – Age of Anxiety SnG album review | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud Jordan Rakei – Wallflower SnG coverage 1 | SnG coverage 2 | buy album | website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Soundcloud … Continue reading Best Albums of 2017, part 4