Tuesday, November 11 2014
After a few albums of focused hard rock, Trail of Dead confidently begins to reintegrate the more pop-oriented experimentations that killed their early '00s buzz.
Monday, November 10 2014
The prolific New York singer/songwriter Willie Nile trades in his rock and roll lineup for a set of piano ballads with his latest album, If I Was a River. "Once in a Lullaby" beautifully distills the album's ethos.
Monday, November 3 2014
Following the release of their new album 48:13, Kasbian guitarist and producer Serge Pizzorno discusses ripping off the Silver Apples and ponders why, even now, people still aren't getting the joke.
"Madchester" veterans return after 20 years and manage not to embarrass themselves too much. Cue the sound of one hand clapping.
Thursday, October 30 2014
Daniel Lanois has upped the ante with Flesh and the Machine by pledging to search "for something that’s never been heard before".
Tuesday, October 28 2014
Picking up where the Fab Four left off isn't easy, but if one band has done it in the past 30 years, it's Toronto's Sloan.
Monday, October 27 2014
An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.
Friday, October 24 2014
Over two decades on, Failure remains a rewarding listen, steeped in its time yet sweetly out of place.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
Loose Buttons draw some aesthetic inspiration from the likes of Wes Anderson for their latest video, "Two Wolves".