Lily Moayeri

Critical snapshots of music, television, art, fashion, literature, and other bits of pop culture. Uncritical snapshots of the world.

California Wives: Art History (Vagrant)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine:

California Wives Art History (Vagrant)

This Chicago-based quintet is obviously California dreaming and not just because of its name. California Wives’ debut, Art History, is full of Pacific Ocean perfumed breezy pop. The side-to-side head bob gets going as soon as History gets its bubbly start. From the jangles of “Fisher King” and the exuberant “Purple” to the sparkles of “Los Angeles” and the quirky “Photolights,” the Wives sound like they are having a good time all the time. This is great, except all this happiness very quickly starts to feel forced with most of History sounding like carbon copies of itself.

Watch California Wives perform “Blood Red Youth” on RedEye Sessions.

One comment on “California Wives: Art History (Vagrant)

  1. Pingback: September 2012 « Pictures Of Lily

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on November 13, 2012 by in Reviews and tagged , , , , , .

Pictures of Lily Twitter

Pictures of Lily Podcast

Pictures of Lily

Music journalist Lily Moayeri talks about her experience interviewing musicians, giving a snapshot of what it is like being on the other side of the digital recorder.

Long-time music journalist Lily Moayeri talks about her experience interviewing musicians, a snapshot of what it is like being on the other side of the digital recorder. Named after the 1968 song by The Who, Lily's writings are aggregated on www.pictures-of-lily.com. Podcasts are produced and edited by Laurence Schroeder.

Subscribe via iTunes

%d bloggers like this: