Articles tagged art rock

JOBS - “Patient Angel” (video) (Premiere)

If the Dillinger Escape Plan played brainy art rock, they'd sound something like the Brooklyn-based group JOBS.

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Yes: Progeny: Seven Shows From Seventy-Two / Progeny: Highlights From Seventy-Two

Prepare to travel back in time to an era where an eight-minute progressive rock song was a smash hit.

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Tim Bowness Announces New Album, ‘Stupid Things That Mean The World’

The No-Man singer/songwriter Tim Bowness is following up his 2014 solo LP Abandoned Dancehall Dreams rather swiftly with Stupid Things That Mean The World.

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13 May 2015 // 2:20 AM

Sóley: Ask the Deep

As murky as the waters of Ask the Deep can get, the saving grace is always Sóley’s unique and arresting voice, which can conjure fairy worlds all on its own.

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11 May 2015 // 3:00 AM

Mew: + -

Although it’s less innovative than Mew's prior releases, + - ("Plus Minus") makes up for it by being the most poised and commercially tempting album Mew have ever done.

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Django Django: Born Under Saturn

Django Django embrace more traditional influences for their sophomore album, reshaping their music into a more conventional rock sound.

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28 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

Braids: Deep in the Iris

The Montreal trio's latest album shows an increasingly refined sense of knowing when to nurture one impulse and temper another, embracing compromise without sacrifice.

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Genesis’ Mike Rutherford Recounts His ‘Living Years’

Guitarist and songwriter Pete Rutherford talks about his new book The Living Years, his career with Genesis, and his touring with Mike + the Mechanics.

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Dutch Uncles: O Shudder

Dutch Uncles' fourth album is slightly more pop-oriented and immediate than previous efforts but still bound to the band’s abstract vision.

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13 Nov 2014 // 2:05 AM

Deerhoof: La Isla Bonita

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

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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.

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5 May 2013 // 10:04 PM

Nosound: Afterthoughts

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

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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.

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26 Jul 2011 // 9:00 PM

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.

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15 Jun 2011 // 8:58 PM

Skeletons: People

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

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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.

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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.

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Florence Welsh Brings Art Rock Back to the Masses

In the last year, UK listeners have been inundated with the sound of the nasal-grazing, strawberry vixen, Florence Welsh – or as she is more popularly

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5 Mar 2008 // 8:58 PM

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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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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