Reviews Archive

18 May 2008

Album Review: Narrow Stairs – Death Cab for Cutie

Most of the reviews I’ve read of Narrow Stairs, the new album from indie darlings Death Cab for Cutie, mention that it’s darker and more somber than their previous releases. To that I say – Whaaa? That
2 Apr 2008

Wilco – “Hate It Here”

I just can’t make up my mind about Wilco. They’re one of those bands I know I’m supposed to like, and most of my friends like them. But when I listen, I find that I like only
1 Apr 2008

Album Review – R.E.M. Finally Begins to Accelerate

I never knew a drummer could make so much difference. But ever since Bill Berry left R.E.M. in 1997 to pursue uh, farming, R.E.M. has been going through the motions, making albums as if they were punching