Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Cam Hoff As the frontman of The Hold Steady, Craig Finn is the cilantro of the indie music scene – people seem to either love his brand of talky/shouty vocals or just don’t care for it at all.
Rating: 3 / 5 Reviewer: Cam Hoff Abel Tesfaye is the one man R&B wrecking crew performing under the moniker of The Weeknd. I say this because Echoes of Silence is his third album of the 2011 calendar year, marking the final chapter of a thematic trilogy of mixtapes. When the first album, House of [...]
Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Cam Hoff The tenth studio album from “The Greatest Band in Late Night” is billed as a concept album, the death to life story of a drug pusher, Redford Stephens. But honestly I didn’t really follow the narrative through this album, and it isn’t pushing any conceptual boundaries for a [...]
Rating: 3 / 5 Reviewer: Cam Hoff My apologies, but there really aren’t a lot of really female-fronted rock bands that have caught my ear over the years. There have been some (like Yeah Yeah Yeahs) who’ve managed to find some space on my iPod, but for the most part rock has been a man’s [...]