Album Review: Negotiations

Negotiations by Helio Sequence (Sub Pop, 2012. 40 minutes) The Helio Sequence is an American alternative rock duo from Beaverton, Oregon, signed to Sub Pop. The band was formed in 1999 and consists of Brandon Summers on vocals and guitars and Benjamin Weikel on drums and keyboards. Glad I Missed It The year was 2004, and as a young, naïve college freshman, I was going to take a road trip to Portland, OR to hear Helio Sequence live for the first time.  I had a friend that invited me to go, and I had never heard of them.  Brandon Summers, however, had lost his voice, and decided to cancel the tour.  I was bummed, sure, but from what I heard… Read More →