Last month I spoke to post-hardcore band Closer about their cathartic and moving new record Within One Stem. We also talked about Geoff Rickly, Slayer, and Decemberunderground. Here it is for The Alt:
I reviewed the very pleasant new Antlers record for Slant:
Here’s my review of New Music and Big Pop, the debut LP from indie pop band Another Michael:
I reviewed the debut full-length from Columbus screamo/hardcore band For Your Health. Here it is, for The Alternative:
I wrote about american poetry club and the grammar of a great record for The Alternative.
I wrote about Open Door Policy, the best Hold Steady album in over a decade, for Slant.
I wrote a little bit about the new track from Noods for The Alternative.
Blurbing season is not quite over yet. I contributed a few words about new releases from Really From, Bellows, and Hurry for The Alternative’s Most Anticipated list.
Happy new year everyone! Hope you had a safe and festive December.
I wanted to drop in and say that I’m starting a newsletter called “I Keep a Diary.” The first one goes out on Tuesday, January 5. Sign up here, if you’d like:
See ya soon!
I wrote about Oceanator, Barely Civil, Sinai Vessel, and Stay Inside for The Alternative’s end of the year list: