Articles tagged errors, mogwai, post rock

I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness: Dust

I Love You's... attempts at wedding theatrical, celestial rock with low-down, pulsing post-rock is a miss in many ways.

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Lewis & Clarke: Triumvirate

Triumvirate, Lewis & Clarke's first release in five years, is the kind of album that can transfix you, and if it's epic in its delivery, grand in its scope, it is still first and foremost intimate and inviting.

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The Great Scores: ‘The Fountain’ and a Sonic Road to Awe

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.

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The Appleseed Cast: Illumination Ritual

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.

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Yuck: Yuck (Deluxe Edition)

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.

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19 Oct 2011 // 9:00 PM

CAVE: Neverendless

This Chicago quartet dishes up some fiendishly good and imaginative compositions on its third full-length.

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Collections of Colonies of Bees: Giving

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.

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5 Jun 2011 // 9:00 PM

Battles: Gloss Drop

Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.

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This Is the End Beautiful Friends, This Is the End

It has been an incredibly busy spring semester for yours truly, which means that my PopMatters posting has been much lighter than usual. As of

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Sailors with Wax Wings: Sailors with Wax Wings

Glacial and unmoving, listening to this album might just be the most agonizing 53 minutes of your life.

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Goonies Never Say Die: No Words to Voice Our Hopes and Fears

Just sit back, listen on headphones and listlessly drift away to the organic, victorious music contained within.

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Mogwai: Special Moves/Burning

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.

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Hammock: Chasing After Shadows…Living with the Ghosts

Beauty can be slippery.

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Red Sparowes: The Fear Is Excruciating, But Therein Lies the Answer

While the Red Sparowes have seemingly abandoned their fixation on unwieldy, melodramatic song titles, in exchange they’ve upped the musical drama.

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The Best Re-Issues of 2008

Artist: Pole Album: 1 2 3 Label: ~Scape Image: http://images.popmatters.com/music_cover_art/p/pole-123.jpg US Release Date: 2008-08-05 UK Release Date: 2008-0

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The Best of Britain 2008

British music in 2008 was for once every bit the match of its American equivalent, and tantalisingly suggested there's much more to come.

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23 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mogwai: The Hawk Is Howling

Mogwai's sixth marks a return to the spacious dynamics of their early years, even if what they do in that space is different.

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28 Aug 2008 // 5:28 AM

Mogwai, Daedelus, The Spinto Band…

Mogwai The Sun Smells Too Loud [MP3]       Batcat [Video] Daedelus For Whithered Friends [MP3]       The

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16 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Mogwai: Young Team

Mogwai's seminal, near-perfect debut no longer sounds like it has been wrapped in cotton batting.

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Errors: It’s Not Something But It Is Like Whatever

Though their debut's title is an apt self-summary, Errors' own name is quite the opposite; the band rarely put a foot wrong.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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