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FIVER — LOST THE PLOT

FIVER — LOST THE PLOT

“All plots tend to move deathward. This is the nature of plots.” ~ Don DeLillo To try and describe the effect of Simone Schmidt’s voice is to commit yourself to an ill-fated plot. Though she uses prose, guitars, voice–all the usual weaponry of the music we talk about here–she succumbs to none of their standards. […]

OSTROV's TOP 10 OF '11

OSTROV's TOP 10 OF '11

Top 10 Albums: 25. J. Mascis – Several Shades of Why 24. Ruby Coast – Whatever This Is: They made their first EPs while still in high school, but their first LP is mature, polished, and a blast to dance or drive to. (free music alert) 23. Algernon Cadwallader – Parrot Files: Rips off Cap’n […]

9B WEEK IN REVIEW:

9B WEEK IN REVIEW:

It was a really busy week here on ninebullets and we’re hoping that will be the new norm with all the new writers so I thought I’d start posting a weekly recap on the weekend (good idea?). So let’s get into it: Speaking of new writers. I added all of them to the 9B About […]

ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS – SONGS OF MAN

ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS – SONGS OF MAN

One Hundred Dollars is led by the sultry baladeering of Simone Schmidt and Ian Russell’s sharp guitar. They hail from Toronto and Songs of ManĀ is their second full-length album. As soon as I downloaded Songs of Man, it started pouring rain, which was great news for me for two reasons: 1 – The thunderstorm scared […]