by Jeff Hahne
Each Friday, we bring you reviews of 10 recently released CDs done in 10 words each:
Tim Easton Porcupine Fantastic rumbling groove of first track hooked me on CD.
Katie Melua Pictures Third album of pop-ish tunes is impressive considering shes 23.
Will Dailey By the Blue Hills Pop-rock, six-song EP is second of Torrent project.
Magik Markers Balf Quarry Distorted indie-rock duo sounds like mellowed Jucifer on Quaaludes.
Ben Lee The Rebirth of Venus Ione Skyes husbands seventh studio album keeps indie pop intact.
Ex Norwegian Standby Indie rockers formed in 2008, and they are not Norwegian.
Jason Michael Carroll Growing Up is Getting Old Follow-up to hit debut even includes few he wrote.
Appalachia Music From Home CD accompanies PBS film series about the mountains and people.
The Ettes Danger Is EP Retro punk sound shows signs of promising debut disc ahead.
Silversun Pickups Swoon Band continues the formula that made its debut so successful.