Author Archives: Justin McDaid

17 For ’17: DIE HEXEN

February 3rd, 2017 | by Justin McDaid

Extending from the north of Ireland to the east of Asia, the scope of DIE HEXEN – spatially, temporally, and …


17 for ’17: Our Krypton Son

January 25th, 2017 | by Justin McDaid

Our Krypton Son’s ethereal sounds may seem bathed in “the glow that flashes red” from the sun of Superman’s home …


Inbound: Brand New Friend

September 8th, 2016 | by Justin McDaid

As the seasons inevitably turn and summer ambles into autumn, sometimes you need music to augment the mood and bridge …


Teenage Fanclub – Here

August 31st, 2016 | by Justin McDaid

Summer’s over, but summer’s here…how can that be? That’s the perennial effect of a Teenage Fanclub album – “Simple pleasures are …


Inbound: Flecks

July 19th, 2016 | by Justin McDaid

There is an intimacy inherent in Flecks’ understated, atmospheric songs – enveloping sonic warmth that’s an invitation to lean closer; …


Deerhoof – The Magic

June 30th, 2016 | by Justin McDaid

Spots of the Deerhoof discography can be as mad as a box of psychoactive toads, there’s no doubt about it – …


Islands – Taste

May 18th, 2016 | by Justin McDaid

From the ashes of The Unicorns came Islands, one sonically eccentric band’s demise giving rise to a new vehicle for mainstay …



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