Friday, February 20 2015
Anybody seen the 499th most acclaimed album of all time pass this way? I saw him playing chess with Death yesterday. His crusade was a search for God. A 1969 baroque-pop cult favorite is this week's Counterbalance.
Wednesday, February 18 2015
Vocoder-esque effects meets a spaghetti western aura in the newest single by Jacco Gardner, "Find Yourself", off of his just-announced LP Hypnophobia.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
No One Is Lost is undoubtedly a fun album, but it very much gets lost in its own narrative.
Wednesday, October 15 2014
Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.
Tuesday, September 20 2011
This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.
Tuesday, July 5 2011
Clutching Stems is cohesive and enjoyable, but it also makes one wonder what could have been had the band decided to reach for the sky, as opposed to being content to just lounge about on the beach.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
For all intents and purposes, Gimme Some is the logical follow-up that should have come on the heels of Writer’s Block.
Thursday, October 7 2010
A Swedish Love Story is a gifted EP in its own right, and a welcome addition to the ever expanding catalogue of Owen Pallett.