Diet Cig – “Thriving”

Diet Cig Is “Thriving,” Thanks For Asking Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  In case you were wondering, Diet Cig is doing great. On their new single, lead singer Alex Luciano is almost too eager to convince us of that fact. “Thriving” is the second cut from the band’s forthcoming record, Do You Wonder About Me?, due out May 1 on Frenchkiss Records. They will be … Continue reading Diet Cig – “Thriving”

Without Context, koalas hug trees Becomes Personally Significant for (This and Other) Listeners

sngalbums: Few records carry the same profound weight as the newest release from Helsinki’s plant food. To be fair, it would barely register on a scale: it is comprised of field recordings and demo takes, and clocks in around 15 minutes from start to finish. Instead, its power comes in its subtleties. plant food is the moniker of frequent flyer Maxim S. This record, koalas … Continue reading Without Context, koalas hug trees Becomes Personally Significant for (This and Other) Listeners

Without Context, koalas hug trees Becomes Personally Significant for (This and Other) Listeners

Few records carry the same profound weight as the newest release from Helsinki’s plant food. To be fair, it would barely register on a scale: it is comprised of field recordings and demo takes, and clocks in around 15 minutes from start to finish. Instead, its power comes in its subtleties. plant food is the moniker of frequent flyer Maxim S. This record, koalas hug … Continue reading Without Context, koalas hug trees Becomes Personally Significant for (This and Other) Listeners

Shit I Missed Last Year and This Year’s Honorable Mentions: Sidney Gish

Shit I Missed:Sidney Gish – No Dogs Allowed Sidney Gish thought she could avoid this year-end rigamarole by putting out No Dogs Allowed on the final day of 2017, but joke’s on her because I don’t actually care about when things were released. This record kicks ass. When I listened the first time, I saw it as a silly, joke record. While laughs abound, after … Continue reading Shit I Missed Last Year and This Year’s Honorable Mentions: Sidney Gish

Shit I Missed Last Year and This Year’s Honorable Mentions Shit I Missed:Gingerlys – s/t I spent a lot of the beginning of the year with the Gingerlys, and I was crushed when I learned that the album come out last year. I savor being able to include albums in my top ten, because I know that will memorialize my favorites. As this eponymous record … Continue reading