Review: Vines, Walkmen Lay Claim To Garage-Rock Crown
2004 / Music

Review: Vines, Walkmen Lay Claim To Garage-Rock Crown

Soundbytes reviews the latest offerings from a pair of young bands that want to be kings of the retro-rock hill. Continue reading

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Review: Starsailor, Lambchop Grow Symphonic Ambitions
2004 / Music

Review: Starsailor, Lambchop Grow Symphonic Ambitions

Blame it on Phil Spector. Ever since the architect of the “Wall of Sound” melded string accompaniment with rock’n’roll, every band sooner or later develops ambitions to take their music to an epic scale. Two new releases feature just such audacity, including one boasting contributions from the infamous producer himself. Continue reading