By K. Ross Hoffman

White Denim| Photo by Drew Anthony Smith, courtesy of Downtown Records

As though they were conducting a methodical survey of every possible stripe of rock’n’roll, Austin, TX bad boys White Denim have notched a steady, gradual transformation with each release, from the scraggly art-punk and lo-fi garage of their 2008 debut to the jammy, glammy psych-prog of 2011’s D. Stiff is their first outing since the departure and replacement of fully half the band (they left to go work with Leon Bridges) – and also since the debut of frontman James Petralli’s charmingly Britpoppish side-project, Bop English. And no surprise, …read more