Good music comes from unexpected places, in this case from Boise, Idaho, courtesy of Electricwest. Known to his friends as Pat Benolkin, he won December's Christopher Willits/Colors Shifting Remix contest in which contestants were given Willits' track "Colors Shifting" (well duh) to remix under a Creative Commons license.Read more »
Electrelane No Shouts, No Calls Too Pure
We happen to know for a fact that No Shouts, No Calls is Electrelane’s best work to date. Behind the subtle female vocal melodies and clean, driving guitars lurks a sadness present only in weirdo-pop bands like Camera Obscura and Sonic Youth. These guys have got it right!
More at the forefront of the population's thoughts now than perhaps three years ago, Darfur's conflict between armed forces and the government-backed militia (known as "Janjaweed") has already killed thousands and turned over 2 million civilians into refugees. And it often seems there's no end in sight to this slaughter and displacement.Read more »
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