Known for the extreme "love it or hate it" attitudes their music inspires, the California based band Xiu Xiu renews their signature dissonance in The Air Force, their fifth album to date.
Vocalist Jamie Stewart weaves influences of art, culture, literature and world events into personal stories, using a dark narration in his music that is disturbingly beautiful in its vulnerability.
When we think of Caribou, most of us imagine wild plains, large forests and some majestic animal wandering through a morning mist. Think again. Enter Dan Snaith a.k.a. Caribou and formerly known as Manitoba. The Toronto-born electronic psych-pop wizard put on a great show last Tuesday at Club Soda with Super Furry Animals.
How safe do you feel when wandering in cyberspace? In this age of computerized technologies and online transactions, people seem to turn a blind eye on the dangers that lurk in this so-called safe environment. Warner Brothers ponders on those risks with its latest release, Firewall.