On Shuffle is back I’m stoked to say! This week in the column I wrote about the last song on the final Yellowcard album, a record that I do not think of particularly fondly. Check it out:
I wrote about Illusory Walls, my knockout album of the year, for Slant:
I reviewed the first record from A Great Big Pile of Leaves in 8 years—also talked about riding my bike and the glorious power of breezy indie rock. Check it out:
I wrote about the lovely 2nd Grade and what it means to reissue a recent release these days for The Alternative:
I interviewed Matt Scottoline of the Philadelphia power pop band Hurry about their new record Fake Ideas.
I reviewed the surprisingly good new Modest Mouse record for Slant:
On their debut release, Parting (ex Empire! Empire!, Dowsing, Annabel, and Hawk & Son) construct a testament to transforming together while maintaining the truth of everything they always stood for. Here’s my review, for The Alternative:
I contributed blurbs on The Armed, Spirit of the Beehive, and Snow Ellet for The Alternative‘s Best of 2021 So Far list.