Ted Chase

  • The Coast : The Coast EP

     Another high, fuzzy enchantment comes out of The Coast of Lake Erie....
  • Wheat : Everyday I Said a Prayer For Kathy…

     Wheat has returned to their original name on Everyday I Said a Prayer For Kathy And Made a One Inch Square, and in many ways, they’ve returned to their original sound, an intimate-but-conversational sonic rambling, but expanding it, into a full wall of atmosphere. ...
  • Trembling Blue Stars : The Last Holy Writer

     The sad dream-pop of London’s Trembling Blue Stars takes a decidedly indietronic bend with their latest record, The Last Holy Writer, and it’s for the better. ...
  • Maps : We Can Create

     As Maps, James Chapman made a splash in the U.K. last year with his indietronic hit “Lost My Soul”, and now he and his 16-track have produced his first full-length album, We Can Create. ...
  • The Harlem Shakes : Q&A

     Coming near the end of their tour with Tapes ‘n Tapes and Ladyhawk, the Brooklyn-based Harlem Shakes’ Jose Soegaard and Kendrick Strauch sat down with QRO under quite unique circumstances. ...
  • The Harlem Shakes : Q&A, Part II

     In the second half of this wide-ranging interview, The Harlem Shakes talk about their favorite cities they've played, rehearsing at the 'end of the world', musical comparisons, recording vs. live, reading Playboy for the articles, and more...
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  • The National : Boxer

     The National deliver their most impressive album yet with Boxer, adding an interesting complexity to their sad indie-rock. ...
  • Fields : Live

     English with a pinch of Icelandic, Fields finished up their U.S. tour on Saturday, May 19th at New York’s Mercury Lounge with a powerful, encompassing performance....
  • Tonight Is Goodbye : The Birds and The Bees EP

     The U.K.’s Tonight Is Goodbye delivers an emo pop/punk on the four-song The Birds and The Bees EP that is fresher than most of what the aching genre delivers in its native U.S....