Author Archives: Cameron

Record Geek heaven: Sun Kil Moon "Admiral Fell Promises"

It seems Mark Kozelek wants us to believe he just breathes all of his songs—that they are effortless, sporadic chunks of creative masturbation he can toss off whenever he so pleases. This may explain the stitched-together nature of Sun Kil … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Power Pop on the Rise? We'll See.

It seems Power Pop might actually be undergoing a sort of resurgence. WhatwhatWHAAAT? How can this be? I mean, for something to have a resurgence, it must have been popular in the past at some point, right? OK, so maybe … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Girls "Album"

I have to give props to my friend and fellow blogger Ian Hrabe. He totally called it on his list last year. “Album” was in his top 3, I think, and it was also in his top 20 of the … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: The Radio Dept. "Clinging to a Scheme"

This is one of those albums that sat around for weeks after I got it. All of a sudden, I hear one song pop up on shuffle, and I’m hooked. I can’t stop listening to this record. It’s not even … Continue reading

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Vote for The Dead Girls in the Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Indie Band Contest!

The Scott Pilgrim Vs the World contest is live! To vote for The Dead Girls, all you have to do is go HERE and enter your email address. Confirm the vote after they send you an email and you’re done! … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Caribou "Swim"

Normally, I’m a pretty anti-techno guy. As someone who was weaned on 60’s thru 90’s rock, I have a very low tolerance for music pumped out of a computer. (Obviously, one could call me a judgmental listener at times.) However, … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: The Soft Pack "The Soft Pack"

There has been a garage rock revival going on for the past couple years, so naturally, there are countless bands these days that think all they need to be a band is four crappy instruments, ten crappy songs and a … Continue reading

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Alex Chilton dies at age 59

Many have probably heard about the sudden death of Alex Chilton, one of the main songwriters behind the beloved Big Star canon. Actually, until his death, he may have been one of the world’s most beloved living songwriters. Granted, he … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Beach House "Teen Dream"

I realize this review is coming a bit late. Not only was “Teen Dream” officially released in January, but it leaked onto the internet back in November. Even then, people were already blowing it up by word of mouth. I … Continue reading

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Record Geek Heaven: Rogue Wave "Permalight"

Zach Rogue might have made believers out of many—including myself—with the debut Rogue Wave release, “Out of the Shadow”, but this has backfired on his band somewhat. The greatness of that first album, with its straight-from-the-bedroom quality, was apparently not … Continue reading

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