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Tag Archives: Indie Rock

CD Review: Bif Naked – Superbeautifulmonster

Canadian punk rocker Bif Naked (her real name is Beth Torbert) has been recording for over ten years. She is a huge hit over in Canada, but has yet to match that popularity in the U.S. With Superbeautifulmonster, Bif crafts a pleasant mix of pop, punk and rock while never …

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CD Review: Elbow – Leaders Of The Free World

In the late 1990s, Elbow came out from the Manchester music scene. The band is made up of Guy Garvey (vocals), Mark Potter (guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard/organ), Peter Turner (bass) and Richard Jupp (drums). In 1997, the band signed with Island Records, however, its debut album was never released due …

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CD Review: Grandaddy – Excerpts From The Diary Of Todd Zilla EP

Not many bands have a better “indie” sound than Grandaddy. Playing since 1992, this Modesto, CA band retains its soothing sounds and dreamy rhythms for most of its latest EP, Excerpts From The Diary Of Todd Zilla. Listening to this eight track EP, one can notice Grandaddy’s influence on other …

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CD Review: Dios (Malos) – Dios (Malos)

Formed in 2002, this band from Hawthorne, CA is one of the many indie rock bands bursting onto mainstream radio. Dios (Malos) creates varied melodic tunes, ranging from the emotionally spending “Say Anything” to the carefree promoting “So Do I.” The band’s sound is its appeal, mostly for the lack …

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CD Review: Matt Pond PA – Several Arrows Later

Philadelphia-native Matt Pond PA – singer/songwriter Matt Pond, along with guitarist/bassist Josh Kramer, violinist Rosie McNamara-Jones, cellist Jim Hostetter, and drummer Sean Byrne – has been playing since the band formed in 1998. The band has quickly made waves in the music press with Rolling Stone magazine naming Matt Pond …

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