“Cash In”- Solange

November 25, 2013 2:52 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Cash In"- Solange

On the low-key, organ-infused “Cash In”, indie R&B innovator Solange fails to take her own advice.
By Jared McNett

“Salt Carousel”- Evian Christ

November 21, 2013 12:58 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Salt Carousel"- Evian Christ

Evian Christ’s “Salt Carousel” spins uncontrollably and sparks like a downed power-line, while demonstrating why the British-producer wound up on Kanye West’s “Yeezus”.
By Jared McNett

“Government Plates”- Death Grips

November 14, 2013 1:28 am By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Government Plates"- Death Grips

As bristly and repudiating of the status quo as Death Grips schizoid, out-of-nowhere release “Government Plates” is, it’s also reaffirming.
By Jared McNett

“Babble on.”- Willis Earl Beal

November 11, 2013 12:14 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Babble on."- Willis Earl Beal

Willis Earl Beal’s “Babble on.” tries on the hat of English troubadour and proves nothing can stop the enigmatic blues singer.
By Jared McNett

Iron & Wine at the Midland

November 10, 2013 1:07 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Iron & Wine at the Midland

Last night at the Midland, Iron & Wine’s set ebbed and flowed through the strange and familiar.
By Jared McNett

“Lean”- The National

November 7, 2013 12:07 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Lean"- The National

The National’s maudlin contribution to the “Catching Fire” soundtrack overshadows the series’ child-killing Darwinism.
By Jared McNett

“Fade Away”- Best Coast

October 29, 2013 4:15 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Fade Away"- Best Coast

On mini-album “Fade Away” Best Coast balance between their ragged debut and carefully considered follow-up, while attempting to evade cries of “sameness”.
By Jared McNett

“Remurdered”- Mogwai

October 28, 2013 7:40 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Remurdered"- Mogwai

Scottish post-rock group Mogwai’s new song “Remurdered” (like so many horror movie villains) doesn’t die, it continually lingers in the shadows.
By Jared McNett

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