Thursday, December 5 2013
Clint Mansell’s score for Darren Aronofsky’s metaphysical science fiction film, The Fountain, is a masterpiece of both film music and contemporary art music.
Thursday, May 9 2013
Illumination Ritual is like a watch that you want to take apart and view all the individual springs to see what makes it tick, particularly when it comes to the rhythm.
Thursday, December 8 2011
The shoegazing Brits re-release their excellent February debut album along with a bonus EP; a nice addition for fans, a must-have for the uninitiated.
Wednesday, October 19 2011
This Chicago quartet dishes up some fiendishly good and imaginative compositions on its third full-length.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Collections of Colonies of Bees may be better known for being one half of Volcano Choir – Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the other half – but Giving’s broad scope and post-rock theatrics may help them create a bit of buzz as their own important entity.
Sunday, June 5 2011
Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.
Friday, May 20 2011
Monday, February 14 2011
Glacial and unmoving, listening to this album might just be the most agonizing 53 minutes of your life.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Just sit back, listen on headphones and listlessly drift away to the organic, victorious music contained within.
Sunday, September 12 2010
Most bands would be adequately represented by this fine live album, but the Glaswegan quintet's live presence is so immense that records can't really do it justice.