Turncoat Turntable 032: The Dead Weather – Sea of Cowards

by Guest
May 17, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

I often find myself amazed by Jack White’s genius. The man is literally oozing with music. On the Dead Weather’s Sea of Cowards, Jack and his current band—made up of his chosen... 

Turncoat Turntable 031: The National – High Violet

by Hipster Hamster
May 17, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

Few bands are as consistently excellent as the National, and with High Violet the Brooklyn five-piece (and an all star roster of guest performers) continue a tradition of crafting... 

Turncoat Turntable 030: The Hold Steady – Heaven is Whenever

by Guest
May 9, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

If the Boss had written the lyrics for “Born to Run” on a front porch in Tennessee as opposed to the back of a bar in Jersey, he might have come up with a tune like “The Sweet... 

Turncoat Turntable 029: Hole – Nobody’s Daughter

by WestCoast Weasel
May 5, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

When my brother recently asked “being a child of the 90’s grunge wasteland, are you stoked on the new Hole?” part of me wanted to smack him, and the other part figured, “Yeah,... 

Turncoat Turntable 028: Crystal Castles – s/t

by Hipster Hamster
May 1, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

The last time I really listened to Crystal Castles was just before the 2009 Coachella Music and Arts Festival, as I was prepping for their set. The band rewarded my preparation (and... 

Turncoat Turntable 027: Caribou – Swim

by Hipster Hamster
May 1, 2010 in : Turncoat Turntable

Caribou has always been something of an enigma. With no real aesthetic consistency between albums, Dan Snaith’s musical vision has been notoriously difficult to pin down. While...