The Big Review: Trent Model 1

Crafted in the heart of the deep south – that’s right, Dorset in England – this eco-friendly offset promises all the quality of boutique luthiery at a mass-produced price.

The Genius Of… Transatlanticism by Death Cab for Cutie

Thematically centered around the pain of maintaining a relationship at long distance. Death Cab’s cinematic fourth album still stands as the high watermark of their songwriting expertise, sewn together with warm acoustics, haunting piano and washes of reverb-drenched guitar chords.