CD Review: Sarah Tollerson, “Wherever We Go”

By: Shelby Lum Last month, singer-songwriter, Sarah Tollerson, released her second album, Wherever We Go.  The indie, folk player out of Winder, Georgia and now a Nashville resident, turned to award-winning, producer Neilson Hubbard to record her latest album. The country music capital’s influences are certainly reflected in her most recent work. The love songs […]

CD Review: Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra – Theatre Is Evil, CD Release Tuesday, September 11th

Review by Ellen Eldridge A strong well-spoken woman with a curse word for a middle name stands out as a woman I want to love. I’ll admit that I never heard The Dresden Dolls; my first introduction to Amanda Palmer came from her cover of Nirvana’s “Polly,” and my intense curiosity grew out of the […]

CD Review: The Extraordinary Contraptions – The Time Traveler’s Constant – Album Release Thursday, August 30th

Review by Ellen Eldridge The Extraordinary Contraptions, a band founded in 2007, appeared in my world as if by time machine at the Strange Daze festival in August 2009. Shortly after that—by less than a month—the band appeared at DragonCon where its steampunk vide melted into the surrounding framework. Recent appearances for The Extraordinary Contraptions […]

CD Review: Matisyahu – Spark Seeker

By Ellen Eldridge The chanted beginning of Matisyahu signals a fresh and inspiring take on rock-reggae. The significance of the album title, Spark Seeker, presents itself in the line, “These lies have got me tired; I’m free-falling, I’m done stalling,” that references the idea that music made inspires despite the music maker’s own struggle for […]

CD Review: Milo Greene’s Self-Titled Debut Album, Released Tuesday, July 17

By Jamie Lamberski “Who is Milo Greene?” Well, the person Milo Greene doesn’t actually exist. But the 5-piece California-based band that is making major waves in the indie music scene does. Milo Greene is the fictitious manager that the band invented as a clever scheme to get heard. Instead of querying venues themselves, their manager […]

Cd Review: Serg Tankian – Harakiri

  Review by Ellen Eldridge Generally speaking, I don’t choose to spend my time listening to others bitch about religious freedom or political injustice. I delete those friends on Facebook who spread horrible pictures of abused animals and children, not because I am insensitive but because that’s the last thing I need upsetting me during […]