Tag Archives: Juhee Lee

Mo Pop Festival

Hey Michiganders, what are you doing July 12th? If you have $49.50 and a working car, you should skip the next couple fancy restaurant dinners and head to Mo Pop…

Miniature Tigers, Cruel Runnings

With three EPs and a fourth full-length album recently released, Miniature Tigers play Russian roulette with the ghosts of relationships past, but in the most loving way. Cruel Runnings is…

Brick + Mortar, Social Studies

Anyone listening to Brick and Mortar might as well be playing Rock Band. Whether that person is musically talented, virtually tone-deaf or beat resistant, air-drumming is the knee-jerk reaction to…

Parquet Courts, Sunbathing Animal

“Most freedom is deceiving / If such a thing exists,” claims Parquet Courts. And yet, toward the end of “Sunbathing Animal,” Andrew Savage’s trademark blurt-singing voice declares (at the rate…

Jukebox Time Travel

Sometimes, I am thinking back to the tumultuous early teenage years despite myself. As newly inducted teens, we were often dramatic, temperamental, naïve, and a little bit ridiculous. Prone to…

Conor Oberst, Upside Down Mountain

Conor Oberst has a brilliant way of evoking youth, only without the pimples and living with your parents. That’s not to say that Oberst’s music is youthful in the hyper-conscious,…

Ingrid Michaelson, Lights Out

According to Friends, everybody gets a freebie list of celebrities they are allowed to have an affair with regardless of their current relationship status. In my life, everybody gets a…

Outsidelands 2014 Lineup Announced

Tweet Think San Francisco. Think cool sips of beer and grass-stained knees with music emanating from the trees around you. Outside Lands, a music festival that takes place every year…

Future Islands, Singles

Tweet I don’t know if it’s the album cover, or the fact that “islands” is in the band’s name, or the fact that I can practically hear the ice clank…

The Soundmen, The Soundmen

Tweet I’m not going to lie, at the first traces of synths and ’80s disco in The Soundmen’s self-titled debut EP, I nearly abandoned ship. I wasn’t ready for round…