Soko - I Thought I Was An Alien Review
Imagine Kimya Dawson went on a foreign exchange program to France and returned with a Jean-Paul Satre novel, a flick-knife, a couple of porno mags, and a French accent, then you are getting somewhere close to the enigma that is Soko. Stéphanie Sokolinski aka Soko quit music in 2009 before she even released her debut album, claiming herself “dead” via her Myspace page. It was a bold...
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror Review
There are a few people that call the Brooklyn noise-pop duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller, better known as Sleigh Bells, a one trick pony. That may be the case, but if it is, then it is a trick that they do very well. It was 2010 when Sleigh Bells first made a mark on the music scene with their debut album Treats, expanding on an M.I.A inspired sound of gunshots, crashes, and pulsating...