Anna Stodart

mood swings (The Amity Affliction)

The Amity Affliction Youngbloods (Boomtown) Angry It’s hard to imagine feeling anything other than outraged, angry, annoyed and so on and so forth when listening to Youngbloods. That’s because that’s what The Amity Affliction (and all of their releases prior to it) promote. The first 14 seconds of introductory synth and violins on opening track […]

 Jodi Biddle

mood swings (The Bawdies)

The Bawdies Just Be Cool (Victor Entertainment) Ecstatic One of my best friends fucked off to Japan and left me stranded here; missing him is like a hole in my guts. So when I get a package in the mail with his pedantic handwriting all over it I get so excited I can’t contain myself. […]

 Dane Wilson

mood swings (The Radio Dept.)

The Radio Dept. Clinging to a Scheme (Labrador) Poetic More of the same, but I like it. Melancholy, or something like it. Drifting, floating, tumbling down the side of a cold mountain into a warm ocean. In slow motion. A voice from the deep. Droplets of rain sending me to sleep. More of the same, […]