Sufjan Stevens’ “The Ascension” combines Stevens’ familiar spirituality with a new electropop twist.
All artists experiment with their sound, and The Head and the Heart is no exception. Though many fans might be disillusioned by the band’s newfound dance-pop sound, the album is well-produced and full of catchy songs. The 13-track LP contains some gems, and despite some breaches in originality, it is energetic and easy to listen to.
Brooks Miner and Beverly Stokes have been working on their first album for over a year now, recording primarily in their small Brooklyn studio and in various parts of Ithaca. Their new indie-folk album, “All These Dotted Lines,” will be available online May 10.
The Head and the Heart, an indie-rock folk band straight out of Seattle, Wash., is known for its complex harmonies, acoustic guitars, build ups, and vocal releases.