Tuesday, May 3 2011
Autechre compiles twelve singles and EPs, a boxset of ideas and experiments intimidating -- but worthy -- in scope.
Monday, May 2 2011
Hugh Laurie musically performed two tracks from his forthcoming album.
Friday, April 29 2011
Wednesday, April 27 2011
Salon Des Amateurs is great fun and probably the most floral piece of belle époque kitsch you’ll hear all year: perfect background music for your Baudelaire reading group, but it might be a bit much for less adventurous ears.
Tuesday, April 26 2011
The story of deism proves that America has never been, in an absolute sense, a Christian nation.
Monday, April 25 2011
Dirty Vegas are back, and their new album is adequate!
You have to wonder how two people manage to pull off music that is this ornate, this beautiful, this triumphant.
Wednesday, April 20 2011
Owiny Sigoma Band is less dazzling than albums that construct themselves around cresting horns, monumental voices and a series of climaxes and dramas. The charm of it lives in its corduroy texture.
Wednesday, April 13 2011
In the early '80s, it was possible for England's postpunk pioneers -- New Romantics, Rude Boys, and assorted other malcontents -- to imagine themselves the center of the media universe.