Review: Hila Ruach – Tel Aviv is Useless

Review: Hila Ruach – Tel Aviv is Useless

Tel Aviv is useless, apparently. Israel’s indie queen Hila Ruach has deemed it so, and she makes a very compelling argument with her aptly named single “Tel Aviv is Useless”. With two successful solo albums behind her, it seems her first move in Europe is to tell us a...
In review: Nils Becker – Masterpiece

In review: Nils Becker – Masterpiece

It’s easy to see why a young folk songwriter like Nils Becker might be attracted to America; the long, remote highways that seem to be built for reflection; the rich and recent history that’s been largely recorded through folk music, and of course the melting pot of...
Review: Mexican Radio’s Night of the Nihilist

Review: Mexican Radio’s Night of the Nihilist

If there’s one thing missing from these progressive and mindful times, it’s a healthy dose of nihilism. For that reason, I was excited to hear Mexican Radio’s “Night of the Nihilist” for the first time and glad it didn’t disappoint. The song opens with a couple of...