Post Tagged with: "EPs"

Brownout – Over The Covers EP (2017)

Brownout – Over The Covers EP (2017)

‘Over the Covers’ showcases the Brownout I always love with a new sense of urgency and maturity.

The Bad Signs – Black Magic Moments: Record Store Day EP (2017)

The Bad Signs – Black Magic Moments: Record Store Day EP (2017)

The Bad Signs remind me of Mazzy Star mashed up with Roy Orbison, but with country-influenced female lead vocals.

Modern Art and the Art of the EP, from R.E.M., Let’s Active, Bangles + others: Shadows in Stereo

Modern Art and the Art of the EP, from R.E.M., Let’s Active, Bangles + others: Shadows in Stereo

An EP release has an interesting aesthetic all its own, as shown by key releases from R.E.M., Let’s Active, the Dream Syndicate, the Bangles and others.

David Bowie – No Plan EP (2017)

David Bowie – No Plan EP (2017)

There is a sense of David Bowie’s essence here – not the characters he created but Bowie as the song master.

Living Colour – Mixtape (2016)

Living Colour – Mixtape (2016)

The biggest letdown with ‘Mixtape’ is that it’s an EP, rather than a long-anticipated album. Still, any new music by Living Colour is cause for celebration.

Donny Brown of the Verve Pipe – Donny Brown (2015)

Donny Brown of the Verve Pipe – Donny Brown (2015)

Solo outings by members of successful bands rarely meet expectations. The self-titled second EP from Donny Brown of the Verve Pipe is different.

The Ann Wilson Thing – #1 (2015)

The Ann Wilson Thing – #1 (2015)

As with the Heart legend’s musical heroes Led Zeppelin, Ann Wilson gets closest to the bone when exploring deep into her blues roots.

The City Views – The City Views (2015)

The City Views – The City Views (2015)

Geared to keep the listener interested, the City Views’ engaging self-titled new EP ripples, romps and rustles.

Herb Eimerman – Five Dimensional Man (2015)

Herb Eimerman – Five Dimensional Man (2015)

Herb Eimerman’s ‘ Five Dimensional Man’ boasts the supremely shaped pop rock sounds he’s lauded for, but explores new ground, as well.

Damfino – Disembodied Smile (2015)

Damfino – Disembodied Smile (2015)

Damfino’s poppy vocals, blended with jerky rhythms and angular hooks, aim to revive memories of bands like the dBs and XTC.

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