Kid Koala Announces New LP Feat. Trixie Whitley Out 1/25 via Arts & Crafts + Shares “All For You” w/ BrooklynVegan
a sprawling 70 minutes of transportive music
Where it leads to is the deepest of emotional black holes, a place so quiet it is ineluctable, and ends up just being the sound of blue piano keys, secretively
First, I couldn’t care less about the “Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame” and even if I did I would have my doubts here: Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt, Hall & Oates, Nirvana, the E Street Band, Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham. Particularly since Kurt is dead and Linda is ill. And I don’t really consider Cat Stevens rock and roll by any stretch of the lexicon. But the chance to see Cat perform? I couldn’t be more excited. Thursday at Barclay Center.
ARMS – Studio At Webster Hall, Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 – Todd Goldstein is a one band except he has a full band and they take the stage to a soundscape indie rock of power and beauty and a smart sound you would do well to listen to.
This is a swirl of modern blues, poppier than her earlier stuff? Well, certainly faster than we’re used to, the arrangement includes what sounds like a drum machine, and, wow, back up singers. Trixie has already left Four Corners in her review mirror – B+