jEFFSTANA on January 27th, 2010 Fanfarlo – Drowning Men I have a weakness for Roma-esque European alt-folk music employing violin, mandolin — and dare I say — trumpet, my axe of choice – (must be the gypsy in me). With a sound reminiscent of Arcade Fire covering David Byrne (if the shoe fits), oozing a melange of multi-part vocals […]

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jEFFSTANA on January 24th, 2010 Midlake – The Courage of Others With the upcoming 2nd of February 2010 release of “The Courage of Others”, Denton, Texas based alt-rocker band, Midlake forges toward a larger musical market — after critically acclaimed success with their third full-length release, “The Trials of Van Occupanther”. This time their efforts come up short. Where […]

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