windbreakers Archive

Album Mini-review: TimLee3 — Tin, Man

File next to: The Blasters, X, Long Ryders TimLee3 is the band started by former Windbreakers guitarist and his bass-playing wife, Susan Bauer Lee. Last year’s 33-1/3 was another excellent twangified take on power pop, and the trio’s fifth album Tin, Man is every bit as good. But simultaneous with the release of this 11-track

Album Review: Donovan’s Brain — Heirloom Varieties

At peril of engaging in a mild bit of hyperbole, Donovan’s Brain can rightly be described as a college-rock supergroup. “College rock” – those of you over thirty may recall – was the label applied to music of the 1980s and beyond that didn’t quite fit on commercial FM radio, but was quite popular in

Album Review: Skrang: Sounds Like Bobby Sutliff

Positive things can spring from tragedy. This isn’t to suggest even for a moment that they mitigate the tragedy, or that they’re some sort of silver lining. But still. I’m not sure how, but I completely missed the music of The Windbreakers. Often mentioned in the same breath as Rain Parade, and associated with the