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

“Think Like A Machine, Not A Boy”- The Flaming Lips

October 23, 2013 6:35 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Think Like A Machine, Not A Boy"- The Flaming Lips

On new single “Think Like A Machine, Not A Boy”, the Flaming Lips, struggle continues, but they’re finally showing some fight.
By Jared McNett

“Feel My Pain”- Kurt Vile

October 21, 2013 8:17 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Feel My Pain"- Kurt Vile

The dreamy Vile’s modus operandi here remains the word “if”. For such meticulousness with the music, Vile’s lyrics remain frustratingly imprecise.
By Jared McNett

Concert Revue- Neko Case at Liberty Hall

October 16, 2013 4:25 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Concert Revue- Neko Case at Liberty Hall

If last night’s set at Liberty Hall proved anything it’s that Case has never let the reins of her driving confidence go.
By Jared McNett

“Avocado, Baby”- Los Campesinos!

October 11, 2013 1:44 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Avocado, Baby"- Los Campesinos!

New single “Avocado, Baby” continues Los Campesinos! candidacy for lyrical supremacy while lowering their death obsession further into the grave.
By Jared McNett

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