Friday, October 3 2014
Kid A is more fun to think and write about than it is to actually listen to.
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.
Tuesday, March 4 2014
St. Carolyn by the Sea / There Will Be Blood is a breathtaking classic for the future. Pop/classical crossovers will never be the same.
Wednesday, July 31 2013
Far from a basic VH1 “behind-the-scenes look”, We Are Modeselektor gives a human face to the cool digital glitches of Modeselektor’s sound.
Thursday, November 29 2012
An experimental blend of genres that is more admirable for its bold vision and diversity than for its quality and approachability.
Sunday, May 20 2012
A revised edition of Randall's history of Radiohead provides an excellent summary of the band's genesis in Oxford, but provides diminishing returns when it comes to examining the quintet's most recent releases.
Sunday, November 6 2011
Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.
Sunday, October 30 2011
For Radiohead, these shows served as a warm-up for their 2012 tour beginning in February. For everyone else, it was as if the music gods decided to grant New York City an unexpected gift.
Monday, October 17 2011
The German electronic musician and erstwhile member of Moderat returns with a warmer, softer edge than contemporaries like James Blake.
Monday, October 10 2011
Two possible outcomes: fresh perspectives that breathe new life into these often difficult tracks... or a straight-up snoozefest.