Song of the Week: “Mexico” by Scanners

Song of the Week: “Mexico” by Scanners

Mar 27, 2013

About five years ago I used to go to record stores in Cincinnati almost weekly to check for Scanners‘ albums. It took me awhile to realize I wouldn’t be able to find them in-store but that didn’t stop me from listening to the London-based band. When I was at South by Southwest¬†a few weeks ago I was beyond excited to get reacquanited with...

10 Sad Girl Songs for a Rainy Day

10 Sad Girl Songs for a Rainy Day

Feb 27, 2013

Well it’s been a gross and rainy day here in Cincinnati. If you feel like listening to some songs to accompany the weather, the following are 10 sad girl songs. I’m not responsible for any tears you may shed as a result of this list… Or maybe I am. I’ll try to make up for it at the end. 10. “Lemonade” by CocoRosie- Let’s...

Song of the Week: “Lowlife” by Scanners

“Lowlife” was released on Scanners debut album¬†Violence is Golden back in 2006. Six years later, the song still haunts me. From London, England, this talented band has almost disappeared but is not forgotten. “Lowlife” is a beautiful song that is paired with a video both eerie and effective. The lyrics open with “I know...