Tag Archives: Portugal. The Man

Album Review: Broken Bells, “After the Disco”

“After the disco, all of the shine just faded away,” Shin-in-Chief James Mercer sings on the title track of After the Disco (2014), his second album under the banner of Broken Bells with hip-hop auteur Danger Mouse (Brian Burton). And … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 10 of 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, after a month of feverish catch-up, I present to you… my Top 10 Albums of 2013! 10. Alone Aboard the Ark (The Leisure Society) Comparisons to Belle & Sebastian and the Divine Comedy give you a good … Continue reading

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Album Review: Portugal. The Man, “Evil Friends”

Portugal. The Man showed up on my radar while I was studying in Germany in 2011, when a friend recommended the song “People Say” to me over Skype. It remains one of my favorite protest songs of the past decade, … Continue reading

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