Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Matthew Blackwell


Sunday, February 28 2010

Tao Lin Has a Neutral Facial Expression

The publication of Shoplifting From American Apparel spurred on another round of debate about Tao Lin's Internet antics. But what is often left out of the conversations about Lin's money-making and media-baiting schemes is their artistic viability.


Wednesday, April 28 2010

Felix: You Are the One I Pick

Felix's debut features the considerable songwriting talents of Lucinda Chua, though they are sometimes overshadowed by the album's tendency toward post-rock excess.

Tuesday, April 27 2010

Vladislav Delay: Tummaa

Vladislav Delay presents us with an unfocused record that's only worthwhile if you're focused on something else.

Sunday, November 29 2009

White Rainbow: New Clouds

White Rainbow has taken his previous experiments in ambient soundscapes and exploded them into a four-part psychedelic suite.

Monday, September 7 2009

HEALTH: Get Color

On their sophomore effort, HEALTH streamline their sound, polishing the rough edges while expanding on the aspects that made their debut so exciting.


Wednesday, June 23 2010

Clinic - Bubblegum (new album / stream)

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