Benjamin is a fairweather cinephile and closet pop pushover from the affluent swamplands of Princeton, New Jersey. Nestled happily in the moist cocoon of post-graduate work at Northwestern University, he writes on music in his fleeting spare time and should probably be ignored at all costs.
Sunday, June 13 2010
While Hitchcock is famous for the humor that he injects into his thrillers, there are striking differences in the humor between his British and American periods.
Monday, November 24 2014
With an astonishing lead single and an enveloping album besides, the Manchester producer offers the most vivid expression of his ghostly, brooding vision yet.
Tuesday, November 11 2014
A bluesy howl of addictive beats, political fury, and hypnotic technique, the sequel to Run the Jewels' triumphant debut bests the original in every way.
Monday, September 22 2014
Unburdened of revolutionary duties, Syro offers a deeply rewarding expression of one of electronic music's most dependably brilliant talents.
Wednesday, September 3 2014
On his latest, deceptively quiet solo outing, legendary Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis wisely lets his guitar do the talking.
Monday, August 25 2014
The UK progressive house duo is in transition on their latest full-length.
Tuesday, August 7 2012
Athens duo is releasing a recording a week of tectonic electric blues until they get signed for their full-length debut.
Thursday, May 12 2011
Monday, May 9 2011
International hip-hop superstars Buckwheat Groats show love for trees in their own special, highly satanic way in their latest, Baltimora-sampling single.
Monday, March 21 2011
Tuesday, October 26 2010
After disappearing in a puff of embarrassment, 10:10's misguided No Pressure deserves to be re-examined -- not because it didn't fail, but because nobody seems to get it.