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Monday, September 26 2011

Mountain Man: Live at the Wiltern

RIYL: Garrison Keillor; that O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack you haven't dusted off since 2002; carpetbagging.


Sunday, September 25 2011

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Hysterical

The folkloric Brooklyn band of indie rock fame return almost five years later with their third and most cohesive LP.


Rebekah Higgs: Odd Fellowship

Higgs' sophomore follow-up is a pretty good album that suffers from the fate of unoriginal ubiquity.


Thursday, September 22 2011

Quantic: The Best of Quantic

Never before has an anthology been so accurately named. This truly is the best of Quantic for both fans and newcomers alike.


Wednesday, September 14 2011

Foreigner: Feels Like the First Time

Foreigner's skill at cloning past compilations with a new disguise hasn't faded with time. While it may be good for the band's pocketbook, it's hardly that for anyone else.


All the Apparatus: All the Apparatus

All the Apparatus is a rollicking, eclectic, and hysteric form of indie rock, perfect for those who prefer celebration over navel-gazing.


Tuesday, September 6 2011

The Rapture: In the Grace of Your Love

Once the Next Big Thing, the Rapture return after a five-year absence with an album that doesn't do much to reestablish their reputation.


Tuesday, August 9 2011

Moonface: Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped

Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown) records an album composed on an organ, and it's Krug through-and-through, for better or worse.


Sunday, August 7 2011

Sondre Lerche: Sondre Lerche

A step back from the bolder experimentation on previous records, Sondre Lerche unfortunately loses some of the excellence of Lerche's past work.


Wednesday, August 3 2011

Pipes You See, Pipes You Don’t: Lost in the Pancakes

It sounds like the Beatles piano-driven tracks, and is that ever a bad thing?


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Mariana Bell: Push (Capsule Reviews) [9.Jun.11]
Arctic Monkeys: Suck It and See (Reviews) [8.Jun.11]
Gold-Bears: Are You in Love? (Reviews) [6.Jun.11]
Darwin Deez: Darwin Deez (Reviews) [23.May.11]
Wild Beasts: Smother (Reviews) [19.May.11]
The Antlers: Burst Apart (Reviews) [12.May.11]
Indie Music and the Hired Gun (Moving Citations) [11.May.11]
The Weeknd: House of Balloons (Reviews) [9.May.11]
Bill Callahan: Apocalypse (Reviews) [2.May.11]
Panda Bear: Tomboy (Reviews) [12.Apr.11]
Dennis Crommett: In the Buffalo Surround (Capsule Reviews) [24.Mar.11]
Lykke Li: Wounded Rhymes (Reviews) [28.Feb.11]
Doug Paisley: Constant Companion (Reviews) [27.Feb.11]
Georgia Fields: Georgia Fields (Capsule Reviews) [23.Feb.11]
Radiohead: The King of Limbs (Reviews) [21.Feb.11]
Rachel Goodrich: Rachel Goodrich (Capsule Reviews) [20.Feb.11]
Phil Manley: Life Coach (Reviews) [2.Feb.11]
Sic Alps: Napa Asylum (Reviews) [1.Feb.11]
Smith Westerns: Dye It Blonde (Reviews) [27.Jan.11]
The Radio Dept.: Never Follow Suit (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.11]
Johanna and the Dusty Floor: The Forest EP (Capsule Reviews) [11.Jan.11]
Koen Holtkamp: Gravity/Bees (Capsule Reviews) [2.Dec.10]
Girl Talk: All Day (Reviews) [17.Nov.10]
Athlete: Singles 01-10 (Reviews) [16.Nov.10]
Future Islands: Undressed (Reviews) [27.Oct.10]
Small Black: New Chain (Reviews) [26.Oct.10]
The Extra Lens: Undercard (Reviews) [20.Oct.10]
Dustin Wong: Infinite Love (Reviews) [19.Oct.10]
Clinic: Bubblegum (Reviews) [3.Oct.10]
Grandchildren: Everlasting (Reviews) [26.Sep.10]
PVT: Church With No Magic (Reviews) [19.Sep.10]
Electric Sunset: Electric Sunset (Reviews) [12.Sep.10]
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