ARANOS, "MAKING LOVE IN SMALL SPACES"

People into the collaborative efforts between Nurse With Wound and Aranos might be in for a little surprise with this one.
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LOCKGROOVE, "SLEEPING ON THE ELEPHANT FOG"

The playing on thisrock-based record is top notch and the production is fine, but it'shard to figure out what exactly the band is focusing on.
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Chicks On Speed, "Will Save Us All"

Imagine a world where The Yeastie Girls get kidnapped by Pan Sonic and flown to Germany to make a pop record!
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HRVATSKI, "OISEAUX"

Another EasternMassachusetts native, Hrvatski has released this collection of yummystuff from 1996-1998 on his label, Reckankreuzungsklankewerzeuge (yeah,it's pronouncable).
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BACKWORLD, "ANTHEMS FROM THE PLEASURE PARK"

There are a lot of very talented classically-trained musicians appearing on this very pretty gloom-folk CD from World Serpent.
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JEAN-MICHEL, "MARSHMALLOW ROOMS"

I listen to a lot of electronic music, but for a techno album to grab my attention - that's a feat.
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TWELFTH OF NEVER, "BLOWING BUBBLES THROUGH BROKEN WINDOWS"

There is so much bad gothmusic coming out these days, it's been tough to motivate myself tolisten to new bands, especially local ones.
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CHICAGO UNDERGROUND DUO, "SYNESTHESIA"

Trumpet player Rob Mazurek has been fronting many incarnations of the Chicago Underground since the mid 90s.
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The Dylan Group, "Ur-Klang Search"

With vibrophone virtuoso Dylan Cristy and music enthusiast/drummer Adam Pierce at the production helm, this disc grooves more on a dub tip than anything else they've done—without compromising the intensity of the ever so prominent vibes.

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TRANS AM, "YOU CAN ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT"

Trans Am almost got what they wanted with this release - the right to release the songs they wrote and recorded!
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