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David Bazan Stories

Album Reviews | March 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodGrandaddy- Last Place [3/3]Jason Lytles Grandaddy returned for Last Place, the bands first studio album in more than a decade. The record remains within the boundaries previously established on the bands older work, with layers of keyboards, swirling effects and a keen sense of melody. Lytles lyrics are quirky throughout, but more personal...

Album Reviews | May 2016 Releases

By: Alex WoodJames Blake- The Colour In Anything [5/6]Clocking in at a massive 76 minutes, electronic mastermind James Blakes third proper album, The Colour In Anything, is an extremely elaborate work of art, presenting every trick in the songwriters eclectic repertoire side by side. The music is heavy whether its dense keyboard and synthesizer harmonies, moody...

Review / Setlist | David Bazan @ Lincoln Hall 11/7/14

Words & Photos: Alex WoodDespite his tendency to play small venues and living rooms, David Bazan appears to be at a comfortable point in his career. With a diehard fan base and a gigantic arsenal of well-crafted songs, his decision to record and tour with the Passenger String Quartet feels natural and almost inevitable.Choosing...