Tag Archives: hazards of love

QC REVIEW: THE DECEMBERISTS’ HAZARDS OF LOVE

by marissa bea If anyone can tell a story, then they must have learned how to do it from The Decemberists. Frontman Colin Meloy can somehow take a simple idea and turn it into mind numbing genius, the results of which always trigger deeply confusing emotions, and those warm-weather goosebumps. This is their first album [...]

HYPE FILTER VOL. 4: MAINSTREAM EDITION

by kevin diamond (pics by nick zinner, ilovemetric.com, kirstiecat, & lure design) I guess calling these bands mainstream isn’t quite right, but since SXSW is picking up the slack this week showcasing the up and coming talents (that is SXSW’s job, right?) I thought I’d highlight some albums about to drop by some proven favorites. [...]