Articles tagged darkwave

Wednesday, September 25 2013

Keep Shelly in Athens: At Home

Inconsistent in tone and patchworked together from what appears to be two distinctly different EPs,At Home highlights both a stylistic identity crisis and the limitations of the chosen vocalist.


Wednesday, August 21 2013

Lycia: Quiet Moments

It's not often a band comes back from a long hiatus with anything approaching its best work, but with Quiet Moments Lycia has returned with a beautiful and blissful release.


Tuesday, June 18 2013

Engulfed in Dark Waves: Lycia’s ‘Cold’

Darkwave luminary Lycia had its 1996 album, Cold, issued on LP for the first time recently, and with the band's first full-length in a decade due for release in August, Cold's reappearance is a timely reminder of Lycia's legacy in the sphere of bewitchingly mournful music. 


Wednesday, October 6 2010

The Birthday Massacre: Pins and Needles

Say you own an apparel store at the mall, one that specializes in selling dark-hued merchandise to disaffected youth. The Birthday Massacre is here to meet your wallpaper-rock needs.


Monday, March 10 2008

Love Spirals Downwards: Idylls

Re-releases of Love Spirals Downwards' first two albums emphasizes the pretty, ephemeral nature of the duo's music.


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