Killing the Ghost of Alice Glass – the New Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles visited our sunny shores not too long ago at Neon Lights, but they are convinced that they could gather a crowd again. Why not? Since they have been hopping around the region. They are a persistent in reminding us about Crystal Castles, knowing well that the latest album Amnesty (I) is not as… Read More

Pure Heroine, Lorde – Review

This review is (fashionably, of course) late, I know. I can explain. The bottom line is, I felt compelled to write about it, because Pure Heroine and Lorde herself, impressed me. This delayed exposition is because the obnoxious indie snob (me) felt the common reaction to a supposedly indie act on a commercial radio station… Read More

Ultraviolence (Lana Del Rey) Review

Listening to Ultraviolence is akin to watching a slow black and white film. One that is paced so cautiously such that you could feel the breeze and hear raindrops pelting outdoors. That imagery formed in my head with the type of publicity photos that accompanied her sophomore release.   Lana Del Rey still charms, but… Read More