Thursday, November 13 2014
Deerhoof's 12th album channels the band's musical chops toward sharp political critique while retaining moments of whimsical release.
Monday, September 29 2014
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
One of the most tragic and elegant records I've ever heard.
Thursday, August 4 2011
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
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
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
Glacial and unmoving, listening to this album might just be the most agonizing 53 minutes of your life.
Monday, February 7 2011
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.
Friday, April 2 2010
Wednesday, March 5 2008
II is musical potpourri, a pleasant little side dish to be taken in between servings of something more substantial.