Tuesday, April 15, 2008

New Music: Phantom Planet

Phantom Planet's new album "Raise the Dead" is the biggest surprise of 2008 so far. The album kicks off with a title track that takes Arcade Fire's sound and molds it into something more accessible (Not a bad thing to do at all), and every track that follows is an indie gem in some way or another. Unfortunately, these days, the mention of Phantom Planet's name leads to a lot of eyerolling among alt music fans, but hopefully this album will win them back some the respect that they deserve. Here's three standouts from the album:

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