"The songs that make up “In Memory of …” are all based on ghost stories Caesar penned in his early 20s as a way of coping with the death of his father. As you might expect, that makes for some pretty emotional subject matter."
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“Angelo De Augustine stays making gorgeously fragile intimate acoustic ballads on that Elliott Smith tip. “You Open To The Idea” is the latest song he’s shared from debut album Spirals Of Silence, and like “How Past Begins” and “Old Hope” before it, it’s just unimaginably pretty.”
"The third annual Beach Goth took place at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA on Saturday, October 24. Photographer Chandler Elena documented some of the performances that took place the entire day across three stages…”
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You could drop the needle anywhere on this album and find a gem, from “Cheap Talk’s” ragged glory, through “Emily’s” dirgy Soundgarden drone, to the surprisingly effective and affecting blues lament of “Ripped Off.”
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“It is the combination of vibrant, light-hearted instrumentation and intelligent lyrics that make Chinese Fountainone of the best guitar albums of the year. In an age when brilliant electronic music often takes center stage, and mostly for good reason, it takes a band like The Growlers to remind us how fun guitar-based music can be.”
“And now there’s Angelo De Augustine, the Los Angeles–based 22-year-old who makes music in the delicate but piercing manner that Smith pioneered, the sonic equivalent of a cracked porcelain plate—broken, but beautiful in its ruin.”
"This is the second solo album from Becky Jones, a.k.a. Saint Saviour, formerly of The RGBs and Groove Armada. She will tour the United Kingdom in December."