Articles tagged experimental rock

‘OKNOTOK’ and the Nostalgic Radiohead

Radiohead completists already own much of what is on OKNOTOK, but those wanting to experience OK Computer for the first time need look no further than here.

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6 Jun 2017 // 10:06 AM

Radiohead - “I Promise” (Singles Going Steady)

Radiohead manages to capture the alienation and existential dread of the end of the millennium but does so through the simplest of ideas.

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Oceans Are Zeroes: Oceans Are Zeroes

Oceans Are Zeroes will leave you emotionally exhausted and utterly satisfied.

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Pere Ubu: Drive, He Said 1994-2002

The period covered by this box set is perhaps the least understood or appreciated among Pere Ubu’s many iterations, yet these might just be their most vibrantly subversive recordings.

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Bubblemath - ‘Edit Peptide’ (album stream) (premiere)

Minnesota progressive band returns with sophomore release that combines melodic and mathematical ecstasy.

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Do Make Say Think: Stubborn Persistent Illusions

Do Make Say Think's Stubborn Persistent Illusions is a strong return for a band that crafts unique, expressive, and loose soundscapes.

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White Hills: Stop Mute Defeat

White Hills can't and won't stop smashing the state in smashing fashion.

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Each Song Is a Thought, Flying Across the Ocean for Do Make Say Think’s Charles Spearin

Charles Spearin discusses the themes and processes behind Do Make Say Think's latest album Stubborn Persistent Illusions.

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Coheed and Cambria Impress As They Perform ‘Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV’ in Full

Coheed and Cambria put on a stellar show as they ran through a performance of their stellar 2005 album Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV

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Cinema Cinema: Man Bites Dog

Brooklyn duo makes loud, angry music that reminds us that there is no escape from the inevitable.

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25 Apr 2017 // 2:30 AM

Mew: Visuals

Visuals proves that Mew can carry on safely as a trio.

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29 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

Wire: Silver/Lead

On their 16th album, Wire sound more like themselves than ever, yet refuse to become complacent.

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6 Mar 2017 // 12:00 PM

Mew - “85 Videos” (Singles Going Steady)

Danish indie heroes Mew return with a more toned down, poppier sound that sees them quell the fiery approach of previous albums.

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Oceans Are Zeroes - “Inside” (audio) (premiere)

Boise, Idaho's Oceans Are Zeroes conjure up a vast atmospheric post-rock landscape on their new single "Inside".

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21 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Xiu Xiu: Forget

On their latest effort, Xiu Xiu express their grave existential concerns in a structured, disciplined pop format, managing to sound palatable and even fun without diminishing any of their gravity or darkness.

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16 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Grails: Chalice Hymnal

The wandering core trio behind Grails has redrawn their boundaries by stitching all of their maps together.

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Wondering, Maybe: An Interview With Jamie Stewart of Xiu Xiu

"Okay, we'll just go forth and not think about it at all. Hold the hand of the musical universe and see where she takes us."

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25 Jan 2017 // 12:00 PM

Xiu Xiu - “Jenny GoGo” (Singles Going Steady)

"Jenny GoGo" is a tormented industrial nightmare, with Jamie Stewart's hushed, unsteady vocals proving far creepier than any of the screeching, ominous electronic noise could ever be.

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Public Image Ltd.: Metal Box / Album

This pair of massive reissues offers all of the Public Image Ltd. you could ever want and more.

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17 Jan 2017 // 3:30 AM

The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody

Oczy Mlody feels less like the group's 14th grand artistic statement and more like a minor footnote to a once-great band's recent output.

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"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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