By Zachary Houle
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.
Various Artists: Young Art Sound
Valerie June: The Order of Time
Ibibio Sound Machine: Uyai
Unearthly Trance: Stalking the Ghost
Porcelain Raft: Microclimate
'Get Out' Is a Fantastic Freak-Out
The Feelies: In Between
Call Super: Fabric 92
"Choice in media sometimes doesn't lead to freedom, just paralysis.