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CHEAP GIRLS – FAMOUS GRAVES

CHEAP GIRLS – FAMOUS GRAVES

When I sat down to right this review I wasn’t sure I was a Cheap Girls fan and to be honest I’m still not sure. Famous Graves is a power pop album extraordinaire and that should be right up my alley. The musical nods to the music I was listening to in the nineties is […]

FAILURES' UNION – TETHERING

FAILURES' UNION – TETHERING

Failures’ Union is one of my favorite bands. They’re folks from Buffalo with good band-name punctuation and great songs that seamlessly blend classic power-pop and 90s rock. If you’ve been into the Bedford Falls, Cheap Girls, or Tin Armor albums we’ve reviewed here–you’ll be into Failures’ Union, too. Their new album Tethering is that perfect, self-contained orb […]

OSTROV'S BEST OF 2012

OSTROV'S BEST OF 2012

There were so many good albums this year that I couldn’t make the decision to rank them, and I know that’s not the most important decision anyway, so this year’s best-of list is in groups with no internal order. This is the art I spent my cherished/wasted time consuming this year. Hope everybody’s upcoming year […]

CHEAP GIRLS — GIANT ORANGE

CHEAP GIRLS — GIANT ORANGE

Cheap Girls dig in igneous garage rock. They get profiled in High Times. They have been Replacements-gade wrecks on stage. They have brought 90’s slackerdom into the Aught’s with hazy songs about thinking about doubt and doubting your thinking. And yet on Giant Orange, their third full-length, the seemingly nostalgic Cheap Girls have the wits to […]