Review: sparkle*jets u.k.

sparkle*jets u.k. "Bamboo Lounge" (Smile Records) The first thing about "Bamboo Lounge" that really grabs your attention is its cool packaging: loud colors and a lounge theme capped off brilliantly with a...

Review: Hutch

Hutch "Turn it Around" (Smile Records) I don't have a CD player in my car and I don't own any tapes, so when I'm driving around I've usually got the radio on.  Sometimes I'll tune in a baseball game, but...

Review: Supremium

Supremium "Tales" (Smile Records) Supremium is a band that brings back memories of The Connells for no reason in particular, except for the jangly, peppy vibe that dominates "Tales."  Anyhow, the album...

Review: The Andersons

The Andersons "Family Secrets" (Smile Records) "Family Secrets" is a fitting title for an album from a group of guys who jokingly claim to be half-brothers and call themselves The Andersons as a nod the...