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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?


Monday, August 1 2011

Graveyard: Hisingen Blues

The Swedish retro-rockers return with a an assured, surprisingly nuanced second album.


Monday, June 27 2011

Kaiser Chiefs: The Future Is Medieval

From predicting riots to predicting new album models... For a band once built around spry choruses and chugging guitars, this is a costly error indeed.


Thursday, June 9 2011

Mariana Bell: Push

Push is a mixed bag, featuring fantastic songs alongside easily forgettable ones.


Wednesday, June 8 2011

Arctic Monkeys: Suck It and See

The nods to their own past are always brief and measured; this album was crafted by a band moving inescapably forward.


Monday, June 6 2011

Gold-Bears: Are You in Love?

Upstart indie poppers who like to talk about their feelings, turn up the guitar fuzz, and talk about their feelings some more.


Monday, May 23 2011

Darwin Deez: Darwin Deez

Oddball New York scenester's lo-fi debut keeps things sweet and simple.


Thursday, May 19 2011

Wild Beasts: Smother

Wild Beasts return with a subtle, stripped-down album that represents their finest work -- and one of the finest albums you'll hear all year.


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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]
The Spill Canvas: Formalities (Reviews) [8.Sep.10]
Coil Sea: Coil Sea (Reviews) [25.Aug.10]
Keegan DeWitt: Nothing Shows (Capsule Reviews) [24.Aug.10]
S. Carey: All We Grow (Reviews) [22.Aug.10]
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