Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside may appear, at first, to be a little too hipster for their own good. Ford herself is like the proverbial slice of pie from a '50s ad, with a cute little bob, vintage cat-eye frames, and a cardigan sweater to boot. She's got this funky voice that has its own built-in rhythm, and when she's accompanied by her band the Sound Outside, the entire ensemble takes on a distinct rockabilly vibe — with something more. The resulting sound is irresistibly vintage, perfect for a sweet, dewy summer evening. But far be it from Sallie Ford to be all sugar-coated niceties. She may sound like a delightful mid-century relic, but her lyrics and her very legitimate bravado are definitely... More >>>