The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2022

The music world has been slowly uncoiling from the pandemic which gave us another onslaught of great 2022 releases this year. This created another tough think tank around what albums would make The Blazing Top 50. There are plenty that we missed and one rule at TFN is that a review had to be posted … Read more

Built To Spill: When The Wind Forgets Your Name [Album Review]

Built To SpillWhen The Wind Forgets Your NameSub Pop Records [2022] Since its inception in 1992, Built To Spill and founder Doug Martsch can undoubtedly be called consistent. Martsch doesn’t make a bad record which is simply proved by going back and listening to any album in Built To Spill’s catalog. There definitely are some … Read more

Built To Spill: Built To Spill Plays The Songs Of Daniel Johnston [Album Review]

Built To Spill Built To Spill Plays The Songs Of Daniel JohnstonErnest Jenning Record Co. [2020] Who: Indie rock icons, Built to Spill cover 11 tracks from another indie rock icon, Daniel Johnstone. Sound: Boise, Idaho indie rock legends play it safe and respectful to give a fitting and often times, endearing tribute to Daniel … Read more

Sub Pop Reissue Two Indie Classics – Ugly Casanova & Built To Spill

So if you have been going back and building you vinyl collection by searching out some of your earlier indie favorites you will find out real fast it can be expensive! The good news is that slowly some of these titles are coming back into print and thanks to Sub Pop you can add Ugly … Read more

Built To Spill: Untethered Moon [Album Review]

Built To Spill Untethered Moon Warner Bros. Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Long live the Pacific Northwest sound: Built To Spill is back. Album Review: Although they never really went away, it seemed like we’d never hear from Doug Martsch and his band of merry men again – or at least nothing approaching the brilliance … Read more

Built To Spill Announce 2013 Tour Dates

Built To Spill, one of the most endearing and enduring bands of our generation, has announced its first live shows of 2013 – a run that hits the Pacific Northwest (including two shows at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge), British Columbia, and two hometown shows in Boise, Idaho in February. Vocalist/guitarist Doug Martsch, and guitarists Brett … Read more