Billy Ho

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Influences: Screeching Weasel's 'My Brain Hurts', Kevin Smith movies, the Attitude Era.

Head Automatica – Decadence

Head Automatica are having a party alright, but they’re the only ones dancing.

Lali Puna – Faking the Books

It has always been my perception that Lali Puna skate between two great bands; the beautiful pop aura of Stars and the radiant moods created by The Notwist

Sleep Station – After the War

Like the dying embers of a war-torn afternoon, Sleep Station have shone through the smoke of the pillaged structures of rock music with a concept album that for the most part, is surprisingly engaging.

Film Review: Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man 2 is the great example of how the words and colors of comic books can become on-screen reality. It is as entertaining as it is smart, engaging as it is affecting, and enjoyable as it is successful

This Is A Process Of A Still Life – This Is A Process Of...

This Is A Process Of A Still Life is vastly absorbing; as if we too have been drawn into this episode of spiralling wonder

Sufjan Stevens – Seven Swans

Seven Swans never once wanes into predictably bland

The Pale – Gravity Gets Things Done

The Pale come off as nothing more than a destitute man’s Death Cab for Cutie. And even that is stretching it.

Despistado – The Emergency Response EP

Despistado will take what The Emergency Response has so proficiently shown, douse it with kerosene, and then light the son-of-a-bitch

Joshua – Baggage EP

Baggage features five tracks (two of which are acoustic) that lean far more towards the undemanding side of indie rock rather than the sagging, emotional drain of their earlier work

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