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Friday, June 20 2014

Home Video - ‘Here in Weightless Fall’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The inviting melancholy of Home Video's Here in Weightless Fall, a document of a group that knows exactly how to write moody electronic music, is available to stream here exclusively at PopMatters.


Friday, August 30 2013

Afropunk Fest: 25 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 2 Photos)

Within contains thoughts on the entirety of Afropunk Fest and photos from Day 2, including Big Freedia and Vintage Trouble.


Wednesday, August 28 2013

Afropunk Fest: 24 August 2013 - Brooklyn, NY (Day 1 Photos)

Pictures from Afropunk Fest Day 1, including ones of Saul Williams and the kids of Unlocking the Truth, are here.


Monday, June 3 2013

Savoir Adore: Our Nature

New York pop duo Savoir Adore return with an album that is rich with pop gems, but far outstays its welcome at almost 60 minutes.


Thursday, April 25 2013

All That Turns to Gold: The Post-Punk Alchemy of My Gold Mask!

Chicago's artfully embellished trio My Gold Mask deliver style, panache, and otherworldy grooves with eerie ease.


Monday, April 1 2013

Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold

For Parquet Courts, "slacker" isn't just a lifestyle, it's a full-blown worldview and in Light Up Gold, they play like revolutionaries.


Sunday, September 9 2012

Endless Nights and Savage Angels: Henry James and Walt Whitman’s New York Cityscapes

New York is a symbol that claws its way into the core of stories. It's never just a set piece, never just a grid of architecture. It's a city of multitudes, madness, and muddied values.


Tuesday, October 4 2011

The Bandana Splits: Mr. Sam Presents the Bandana Splits

In many ways, the last few years have been defined by pop-culture throwbacks. Now Brooklyn’s Bandana Splits arrive to provide their spin on 50s and 60s bubblegum pop and doo-wop. The result is a respectable diversion, reviving, but not innovating, the genre.


Tuesday, September 27 2011

The Sweetheart Sisters: Looking for a Fight

Those songs are meant to have an edge. Do Brooklynites really not understand the meaning of "snarky"?


Monday, September 26 2011

Brooklyn Singer-Songwriter Argyle Johansen Showcases Psychedelic Folk

Like a cross between Vandaveer, the Decemberists and Sufjan Stevens, Brooklyn songwriter Argyle Johansen [a.k.a. John F. Wentz] hammers his way into your ears with the multi-layered textures from Inner Demo(n)s, his latest album.


Gabriel Miller Phillips: One for the Crow (Capsule Reviews) [11.Sep.11]
Oneida: Absolute II (Reviews) [10.Aug.11]
Talib Kweli: 21 June 2011 - Brooklyn (Notes from the Road) [1.Jul.11]
The So So Glos: Low Back Chain Shift EP (Capsule Reviews) [17.Feb.11]
Que Pasa, New York? (Columns) [31.Jan.11]
Rubblebucket: Triangular Daisies EP (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.11]
Woodsy Pride: Woodsy Pride (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jan.11]
Woods: At Echo Lake (Reviews) [11.May.10]
Patrick Watson + Doveman: 6.May.2010 - Brooklyn (Notes from the Road) [10.May.10]
Talk Normal: Sugarland (Reviews) [1.Feb.10]
Various Artists: CrystalTop Music Presents (Capsule Reviews) [8.Jul.07]
In Memoriam: Joe Strummer (Reviews) [22.Mar.07]
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