Colin Cameron

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  • 10 years ago

    Many bands from the early '00s Lower East Side explosion have released disappointing follow-ups--studio-slick, but the polish hasn't masked mediocre songwriting. With A Hundred Miles Off, the Walkmen have followed suit, if only because it's their ...

  • 11 years ago

    The Undoing of David Wright wears one of its first-ever reviews proudly on its Web site. The quote is taken from a post on a local Christian music message board, calling the Denton band's live performance "everything that is contrary to peace, a s...

  • 11 years ago

    For ex-Unicorns Nick Diamonds and Jaime Tambeu, releasing a "mature" follow up to their acclaimed 2003 debut could have been a total disaster. Considering that the Montreal group's unpredictable song structures and amateurish, lo-fi charm were wha...

  • 11 years ago

    From the sound of things, Pink Mountaintops frontman Steve McBean will convert to conservative Christianity the day that George W. Bush turns into an Iranian Mullah. Throughout Axis of Evol, the Vancouver songwriter (who also fronts Black Mountain...

  • 11 years ago

    Despite the atmospheric experimentation and dark lyrics that dominate much of their work, Skeletons and the Girl-Faced Boys are really a pop band underneath the layers of noise and blips built around their otherwise sunny, R&B-influenced synth-pop...

  • 11 years ago

    Destroyer's Dan Bejar says a lot on Rubies' meandering, nine-minute-long title track, but its spot as the album's lead-off song says even more. Bejar is an excellent (and sometimes purposefully difficult) songwriter who often sounds unsure of wher...


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