Posts Tagged ‘blues’

Nickel Eye – Time of the Assassins (Rykodisc) With a deep steady bass line, Nikolai Fraiture introduces himself as a solo performer (away from the Strokes). While his singing sounds lackadaisical, the bass line is tight and inviting. Mixing rock/pop with some folk and blues, Nickel Eye creates a sound different from the Strokes, but […]


Cotton Jones – Paranoid Cocoon (Suicide Squeeze) I know there are influences of blues rock, alt country and indie pop, but I still don’t know what Cotton Jones is! The opening track “Up This Tree (Went This Heart I Have),” starts with a simple bass line and the mysterious line of “all around, all around […]


Park the Van – Taster Vol.3: The sampler/”taster” is laid out by artists, each artist has 2 songs. Below, the review is also broken down by artist. It’s a fairly easy roadmap. I hope you enjoy! Pepi Ginsberg: I like it. She has a “peppy”, strong, unique voice. It has me trying to sing along […]