Archive for the 'The Broken West' Category

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Tomorrow sees the release of The Broken West’s sophomore LP, Now Or Heaven, their second album for their label home at Merge Records. The album marks a departure from the more straight froward, hook laden, work of the bands last two studio efforts, both in tone and arrangement. We caught up with the Broken West’s […]

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Prepping for their upcoming sophomore LP, Now or Heaven (and supporting Fall tour), The Broken West shot us the second MP3 off the album to preview here on AD. The album itself is a clear maturation of the golden-coast pop sound of the group’s 2005 self-released EP and subsequent Merge Records debut, I Can’t Go […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Drove up to San Francisco yesterday, immediately following White Denim’s performance on my Little Radio show (do see them live), and arrived in the city about 10:15. Got to The Independent for the Broken West/Walkmen show, just as The Walkmen were taking the stage. That boy can play the drums (see above video). Anyone in […]

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Off The Record is a recurring, feature here on the Drunkard, that marries two of my greatest interests; music and travel. Having a locals perspective when visiting a new locale is the difference between experiencing it through the lens of a tourist and of that of a native. Off The Record gathers some of my […]

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Last week, our pals The Broken West gave us two new, and unreleased, tracks that were recorded last month during their visit to the WOXY studios. According to Ross Flournoy, the first track, “Perfect Games” can be expected to make an appearance on the band’s next LP (Merge 2008). The second track is a cover […]