Friday, September 4, 2009

Music Reviews in 3 Words or Less: Vol. 9

The Little Ones-Morning Tide (2008)
SunnyPop's current kings
Touchstones: Irving meets The New Pornographers
****1/2 out of ***** stars

Jason Lytle-Yours Truly, The Cummuter (2009)
Grandaddy leader mellows
Touchstones: Flaming Lips meets Davis Bowie
**** out of ***** stars

Covers from all-over-the-map
Touchstones: Butthole Surfers meets Christina Aguilera
**** out of ***** stars

Joe Pernice-It Feels So Good When I Stop (2009)
Teenage Fanclub Esque (Ed.'s note: Like lots of stuff these days, thankfully.)
Touchstones: Merle Haggard meets The Smiths
**** out of ***** stars

Jonas Brothers-A Little Bit Longer (2008)
Prediction: Strong future
Touchstones: Hanson meets Foo Fighters
***1/2 out of ***** stars

Julian Cope-Peggy Suicide (1991)
Sometimes-plodding commentary
Touchstones: Teardrop Explodes meets The Doors
*** out of ***** stars

Kurt Vile-Constant Hitmaker (2009)
Overrated lo-fi Philadelphian
Touchstones: The Church meets The Sleepy Jackson
** out of ***** stars

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