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Thursday, November 13 2014

Deerhoof: La Isla Bonita

Deerhoof's 12th album channels the band's musical chops toward sharp political critique while retaining moments of whimsical release.


Monday, September 29 2014

Thom Yorke: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes isn't about any new technology, even with its faux-edgy release through bittorrent; it's about the old question about the power and limitations of our human containers.


Sunday, May 5 2013

Nosound: Afterthoughts

One of the most tragic and elegant records I've ever heard.


Thursday, August 4 2011

Collections of Colonies of Bees: Giving

Collections of Colonies of Bees may be better known for being one half of Volcano Choir – Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the other half – but Giving’s broad scope and post-rock theatrics may help them create a bit of buzz as their own important entity.


Tuesday, July 26 2011

Bachelorette: Bachelorette

While Bachelorette is not perfect, it does make a case for an artist who is not afraid to go against the norms of popular recorded music and craft intricately woven sound-songs that can captivate and delight an audience accustomed to going beyond conventions.


Wednesday, June 15 2011

Skeletons: People

People is a dense, challenging listen, one that's grounded in reality and ever so more compelling as a result of it.


Monday, February 14 2011

Sailors with Wax Wings: Sailors with Wax Wings

Glacial and unmoving, listening to this album might just be the most agonizing 53 minutes of your life.


Monday, February 7 2011

Flipron: With Breath Bated & Eyelids Unblinking

This little sampler platter of the three Flipron albums so far piles on the wordplay, often sacrificing songcraft for the sake of a lyrical twist.


Wednesday, March 5 2008

Pretendo: II

II is musical potpourri, a pleasant little side dish to be taken in between servings of something more substantial.


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