Thursday, June 9 2011
Push is a mixed bag, featuring fantastic songs alongside easily forgettable ones.
Wednesday, June 8 2011
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
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
Oddball New York scenester's lo-fi debut keeps things sweet and simple.
Thursday, May 19 2011
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.
Thursday, May 12 2011
The Antlers follow-up their breakthrough album, 2009's Hospice, with a record that at once echoes their previous work and builds upon it in subtle, and entirely gratifying, ways.
Wednesday, May 11 2011
Monday, May 9 2011
Mysterious R&B mixtape blows up into the stratosphere, sparking controversy and spontaneous house parties in equal measure. What's the line on the hottest record of the summer?
Friday, May 6 2011
From Richard Pryor to Bill Hicks to David Foster Wallace to Spalding Gray, the motivating current for honest humour has been truthfulness about despair. And no one, not even those guys, has ever been as honest as Loudon.
Monday, May 2 2011
Bill Callahan makes a record best experienced in the desert sun, worn leather boots on your feet and a lump in your throat.