In the bloated pantheon of sensitive-boy rock, with all its journal scribbling and conspicuous self-pity, it's an accomplishment to rise above simple mediocrity -- something that stellar virtuosos like Jonah Matranga (onelinedrawing) and Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes) do effortlessly, while Kind of Like Spitting's Ben Barnett struggles and stumbles upon occasional brilliance, but for the most part, belongs locked in the bedroom where these songs were born (like Matranga and Oberst, Barnett is the only constant in Kind... More >>>