Wednesday, September 25 2013
Inconsistent in tone and patchworked together from what appears to be two distinctly different EPs,At Home highlights both a stylistic identity crisis and the limitations of the chosen vocalist.
Wednesday, June 26 2013
Much on Limits of Desire, the sophomore LP by Brooklyn indie outfit Small Black, demonstrates the band's adept handling of the pop hook, but the preeminence of mood here drowns out what could have been some more immediate songs.
Thursday, December 1 2011
The texture-heavy synth experimentation on Narrows may not be a grand revelation in light of the many like records put out in the past few years, but it is nonetheless a stunning debut from a highly promising new artist.
Tuesday, October 25 2011
Energy is at an all-time high for Toro y Moi mastermind Chaz Bundick, who spikes these tunes with MJ-like vigor.
Monday, October 10 2011
As a whole, Forever seems to be covering some awfully familiar territory in the chillwave / witch house genres.
Thursday, September 8 2011
The Years EP is the kind of record that you’d listen to on headphones while reclining against a tree on a grassy knoll in the late evening, watching the sun go down and seeing pinkish red light reflect on billowing clouds lazily floating by overhead.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
This record is a functional and pragmatic alternative to the synth-pop bands of yesteryear for those who just can’t get enough of that long gone genre of music.
Thursday, September 1 2011
Neon Indian has created a late night video oddity that is the perfect blend of eerie and nostalgic for the heady arthouse sci-fi camp of SubGenius propoganda films.
Tuesday, July 19 2011
Expanded musical treatment for new and old songs warm up the chill vibe
Tuesday, November 23 2010
!K7 Records tries to make sense of chillwave, witch house, Animal Collective, and other neo-electronic non-dance artists.