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Monday, June 2 2008

Against the Grain: An Interview With Portishead

After ten years in the wilderness, Portishead have returned, and they’re just as uncompromising, challenging, and vital as ever.


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Wednesday, August 20 2008

Cineplexx: Picnic

You shouldn't need more convincing of the quality of Picnic than the knowledge that Cineplexx is joined by Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub and members of Jad Fair and BMX Bandits.


Sunday, August 17 2008

Dream Bitches: Coke and Spiriters

Infectious retro-pop which owes as much to the wordy lyricism of Kimya Dawson as to the intertwined harmonies of Sleater-Kinney.


Monday, July 14 2008

The Hold Steady: Stay Positive

If there's a nagging conviction behind Stay Positive, it's a constant refusal to be pinned down on E Street, revealing a toxic indulgence to revel in the spit and swagger of the punk side of town.


Tuesday, July 8 2008

Ellen Allien: Sool

If minimalism is taking back the beat from techno and drawing it out into one long intoxicating rhythm, Sool's purpose is to free the composition from the beat altogether.


Monday, May 26 2008

Strangers Die Every Day: Aperture for Departure

Building crescendos, impressive movements that ark and fall -- this is an impressive debut of distinct, gothic, chamber music.


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