Album Review: Pattern-Seeking Animals, “Pattern-Seeking Animals”
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Album Review: Pattern-Seeking Animals, “Pattern-Seeking Animals”

Pattern-Seeking Animals consists of current and former members of Spock’s Beard: Ted Leonard, Jimmy Keegan, and Dave Meros, together with longtime Spock’s Beard contributer John Boegehold. Fans of Spock’s Beard have likely seen John’s name on liner notes and heard his contributions over the last few years, but Pattern-Seeking Animals is an opportunity for John … Continue reading

Album Review: Courtney Swain, “Between Blood and Ocean”
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Album Review: Courtney Swain, “Between Blood and Ocean”

As lead vocalist/keyboardist for Bent Knee, Courtney Swain makes up one-sixth of one of the most dynamic and ambitious bands on today’s scene. On Between Blood and Ocean (available now on Bandcamp and various streaming platforms), the singer-songwriter focuses on songs not geared toward that band, and the results are nothing short of remarkable. The album’s sound is immediate … Continue reading