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Monday, July 28 2014

The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

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

Apparat: The Devil’s Walk

The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.


Tuesday, April 12 2011

Panda Bear: Tomboy

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

Top Ten Tracks for Your Holiday Playlist

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

Various Artists: F*>k Dance Let’s Art; Sounds from a New American Underground

!K7 Records tries to make sense of chillwave, witch house, Animal Collective, and other neo-electronic non-dance artists.


Sunday, October 17 2010

Glasser: Ring

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

Chilled to Spill: How The Oil Spill Ruined Chillwave’s Summer Vacation

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

Psych-Horror Flick as Music Video, or Vice Versa: Animal Collective’s ‘Oddsac’

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

Taken by Trees + Will Stratton: 17.Feb.2010 - Brooklyn

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner


Pitchfork: The Taste Maker (Sound Affects) [3.Feb.10]
Excepter: Black Beach (Reviews) [1.Feb.10]
Animal Collective: Campfire Songs (Reviews) [10.Jan.10]
Deacon - Untitled (video / MP3) (Mixed Media) [4.Jan.10]
Eric Copeland: Alien in a Garbage Dump (Capsule Reviews) [14.Sep.09]
Bonnaroo Day 1 (Friday, 12 June 2009) (Notes from the Road) [13.Jun.09]
Animal Collective: Water Curses (Capsule Reviews) [22.May.08]
Animal Collective (Reviews) [25.Nov.07]
Animal Collective: Strawberry Jam (Reviews) [12.Sep.07]
Panda Bear: Person Pitch (Reviews) [25.Mar.07]
Animal Collective: Feels (Reviews) [16.Oct.05]
Animal Collective: Sung Tongs (Reviews) [5.May.04]
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