This album is what I would call a “mood” album: I’m not always feeling it, but when the moment strikes it’s so so sweet. Floating on an inner tube down a river on a summer day kind of sweet. On their fourth album, Panorama, Birds & Batteries manages to deliver a cohesive album despite an unexpected mix of styles and genres. (more…)
I was introduced to AgesandAges by my lovely friends at Terrorbird Media, who almost always seem to deliver something I will like. Borne of Portland, Oregon, they’re a little bit country, a lot a bit indie pop, with happy twee clapping and stomping, made all the more effective by the fact that there are seven of them all joining the party.