ELECTRONICA / Shpongle

Nothing Lasts…..But Nothing is Lost – SHPONGLE – 2005


 Let me assure you, my first impressions weren’t strong. I’m sure you were as wierded out by the name as I was. Anybody would be, as ‘Shpongle’ tends to evoke wet farts of a particularly moist kind. So that’s wrong. What’s also wrong is the genre name, a pretentious sounding ‘psychedelic downtempo’. See that probably … Continue reading

ALTERNATIVE ROCK/ GRUNGE/ INDIE / Mutemath

Mutemath – MUTEMATH – 2006


Mutemath aren’t your garden variety Alt Rock band. Their back story says so. For one, they are not teenagers, they are close to 30 now, and they are just breaking into the mainstream. Secondly, their founding members aren’t the usual singer-meets-guitarist fare. No, it’s a slightly deranged keyboardist-singer meeting a drummer that started this band. … Continue reading