The Big East ‘Hungry Ghosts’ Is 11-Tracks Of Prosperous Cottage-Rock Living

The sound of The Big East has been described by some as yacht rock. According to their official site, they have even taken the initiative in describing themselves as “cottage rock” and/or:

If the Steve Miller Band met the Flaming Lips and jammed down at the dock by the cottage…

which is accurate to a certain point on their new album Hungry Ghosts. Continue reading

Les Bohem Uncovers A Stagnant Darkness In ‘Moved To Duarte’

A map to Duarte, California might as well be a map to another dimension where regrets and grievances live. Perhaps Duarte has something similar to the hum in Taos where it drives some people crazy, or in this case, causes them to hold court with their demons. With Les Bohem’s Moved To Duarte, we find him moving in and out of a mosaic of motifs and life experiences which only he seems capable of mastering. Continue reading