Muruch’s Top 25 Albums of 2012

2012 was a very good year for music. Sometimes it's difficult to come up with enough albums for my year end list, this year the problem was narrowing down my choices. Click on the album titles to read the full reviews, purchase the albums, and, in some cases, watch videos and/or download mp3s. Then comment... Continue Reading →

The Mynabirds: Disarm Video

My musical love affair with The Mynabirds continues (see my rave review of their album, Generals). The band recently released the video for the track "Disarm." No, it's not a Smashing Pumpkins cover. In fact, it sounds and looks more like a vintage Siouxsie & The Banshees tune. Love it. The Mynabirds - Disarm from... Continue Reading →

The Mynabirds: Generals

Have I mentioned I love The Mynabirds? The thumping, catchy, claphappy, fiercely femme indie sound of their new sophomore album, Generals, is somewhere between Lykke Li and Bats for Lashes. Thus the love. "Karma Debt" is a deceptively low key start, a strange mix of an ethereal melody, a prominent downtempo beat and foreboding lyrics.... Continue Reading →

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