Articles by mia

Good For Grapes – “Man on the Page”

January 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

"Nothing I write can quite do justice to how much I love Man on the Page. This is music that you can't help but adore; it's energetic, powerful, and full of joy." [...]

Mother Mother – Very Good Bad Thing

December 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Mother Mother's rock-and-roll "A Very Good Bad Thing" is their best album to date and quite possibly one of the better albums of the year. [...]

Cold War Kids – Hold My Home

November 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

"Every so often there's a song that just grabs you by the short hairs and won't let go. Even if you know the band isn't that talented, or the song itself is kind of reviled by people with good taste, you can't help yourself. Hold My Home, the ambitious-but-flawed release from California's Cold War Kids, has one such song". [...]

Stars – No One is Lost

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

"With No One is Lost, Stars captures that romantic ideal, making an album that reflects both the shallowness and the inherent depth of dance music—the sadness and the joy in being surrounded by people, and yet, totally alone." [...]

Imogen Heap – Sparks

October 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sparks is an odd, messy collection of songs that don't always work, but Heap is still an impressively talented songwriter; tracks like “Me the Machine” are just as brilliant as her previous work, just a little looser—charmingly cluttered instead of impeccably clean. [...]