Tag Archive for active child

FFF6 Post Mortem

I was kidding myself thinking I could come home from a week in Austin and find the time to write a detailed review of Fun Fun Fun this year.  I am buried in lists, work, e-mails and filthy laundry.  But somehow I keep finding myself on youtube, reliving my favorite moments of the weekend.  That Lykke Li set really was… Read more →

Fun Fun Fun fest: 11.05.11

As if threes days and nites of triple fun wasn’t enough, the time police tacked on an extra hour last night.  First it was 1:45am and then it was 12:45am.  That hour was very unnecessary and highly detrimental to my well being.  I blame that hour for how I feel this morning.  Luckily, I can still remember back to the… Read more →

Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Re-Up: August 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Metal: R&B/Rap: Songs: Alejandro Escovedo – Anchor (from Streets Songs of Love out now) Wise Blood – B.I.G. E.G.O. (from… Read more →

Active Child – Curtis Lane

Active Child – Curtis Lane It seems like every time I show an interest in an act that has electronic elements, I find out they are labeled chillwave.  Kinda getting sick of that label.  I’m not even sure Active Child fall into that category like some suggest.  I think I would call it indie choir boy. Anyway, it’s good. Active… Read more →