Monthly Archive: December 2013

First Listen: The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco – Cruise Control EP

As camp as Adam West’s Batman and as musically crisp as Steely Dan, The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco, the UK cult band-in-their-own-minds, roll along with their latest offering, the four-song EP, Cruise Control. Sarcastic to the hilt, The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco…
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Christmas Downloads: Buffalo Killers – Run Run, Rudolph / Xmas Time

Celebrate Christmas Eve with the Buffalo Killers as they take on Chuck Berry’s “Run Run, Rudolph” and “Christmas Time (Is Here Again)” by The Beatles. Download the songs below and enjoy yourself a merry little Christmas. >> “Run Run, Rudolph”…
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Christmas Download: Wye Oak – Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day

Check out Wye Oak cover the Brenda Lee holiday classic, “Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day.”¬†Quiet on the recorded music front since their 2011 release, Civilian, the Baltimore duo recently announced plans for a new release in 2014. Download…
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Review: Mark Utley – Four Chords and a Lie

Unlike the glut of holiday compilations, overpriced box sets and repackaged deluxe editions, Four Chords and a Lie, the first solo album from Mark Utley (Magnolia Mountain), received a late-year push from This Is American Music. This follows Utley’s recent…
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