Monday, July 28 2014
Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.
Monday, October 17 2011
The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.
Tuesday, April 12 2011
One-fourth of the Animal Collective follows up his miraculous Person Pitch with a collection of mood pieces that suppresses his effusions into a consistent shade of gray.
Wednesday, December 1 2010
Weary of Bing Crosby singing “White Christmas” for the 567th time? Here's an alternate selection of songs to consider spinning during the holiday season.
Tuesday, November 23 2010
!K7 Records tries to make sense of chillwave, witch house, Animal Collective, and other neo-electronic non-dance artists.
Monday, October 18 2010
Sunday, October 17 2010
Glasser’s debut album, Ring, is filled with the kind of indie-pop pedigree that makes music PR people froth at the mouth. Fortunately, the album is hardly a collection of popular indie derivatives.
Sunday, August 22 2010
Empty nostalgia or a realignment of values, chillwave's alchemical waste-sounds may be on the cusp of a deadbeat summer.
Thursday, August 12 2010
Musically and visually, Animal Collective's new "visual album" 'Oddsac' is unmistakably in the group's wheelhouse: unapologetically and uncompromisingly weird, possessed of a singular vision, and all the more compelling for it.
Thursday, February 18 2010
Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner