Friday, September 26 2014
Producer Jimmy Tamborello puts together a pleasant but modest set of textured beats and ambient sounds for his fourth studio album.
Thursday, October 31 2013
With Guitar Sounds, I tend to feel like I am gazing into Schneider TM's record collection rather than his brooding, Teutonic brain.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
Many bands aim to evoke the feel of humanity's end, but few bring portentous visions of decay quite like experimental/avant-metal trio Locrian.
Sunday, June 9 2013
Returning after almost an eight-year absence, Boards of Canada release an album that is an excellent springboard for new initiates as well as giving longtime fans an album worthy of their previous artistic peaks.
Wednesday, June 5 2013
On their new album V, it's all about the layers. Pull enough back and you'll find the most complex Barn Owl album to date.
Tuesday, May 14 2013
Vilké may well be a conceptual work, but there's nothing theoretical about Daniel Menche's latest album. Its impact and resonance evoke a primal and deep-set response.
Tuesday, November 1 2011
Delirium Portraits works best in its most Spartan and sparse moments.
Monday, October 10 2011
As a whole, Forever seems to be covering some awfully familiar territory in the chillwave / witch house genres.
Monday, September 26 2011
A pleasing debut from a Chicago post-rock outfit.
Thursday, September 1 2011
The wispy-voiced Scottish singer-songwriter delivers her fifth solo album, an ambient slow burner with moments of brilliance.