Stutter Steps at Did Not Chart

This album is gloriously crisp and sweetly melodic. It’s got Big Star’s jangling desperation (every last song), Quasi’s quirky keyboard stylings (Backyard Charm), and country-rock melancholy (Go On). Stutter Steps jangle incessantly with, you know, proper guitar solos right through this album like only The Bats can do. They trade in neat psychedelic tricks (Jeff… Continue reading Stutter Steps at Did Not Chart

Lunchbox at Did Not Chart

It seems too strong to say that Lunchbox have been written out of history simply because they were never in it. They wouldn’t have existed without Rocketship – whose jubilant keyboards and punchy guitar riffs inform Lunchbox’s moves – who themselves haven’t even got into the history books. But Lunchbox Loves You, their 5th album,… Continue reading Lunchbox at Did Not Chart