New Music 1-23-10 @semaphoremusik

Liz Pappademas — Lomo Prieta
LA Weekly: “She has such a gift for palpably poetic lyrics and evocative, soul-swept melodies, perhaps the mayor can appoint her as this city’s Official Post-Earthquake Consoler to help us recover when the Big One inevitably lays us low.”

Amid Concrete & Callousness
“What starts out with agreeable-enough Thrice-ish histrionics soon hops to a strange reality where Enter Shikari’s debut had as seismic an effect as Dylan going electric. An easy listening version of that reality… It takes real talent to be this worrying.”
– The NME

Rhett Miller (@rhettmiller)

Maple Leaf