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Sunday, January 16 2011

Old Light: The Dirty Future

Old Light definitely has a kind of hazy Southern California by way of Alabama resonance that the best music of Neil Young occupies.


Thursday, January 6 2011

The Russian Futurists: The Weight’s on the Wheels

The Russian Futurists’ fourth album is bright, sparkly and shiny, with the vocals pushed right to the forefront in a landscape of keyboard loops, block rocking beats, and gently plucked guitars.


Thursday, November 18 2010

The Barlights: You Cannot Choose the Roads that Take You Home

Hey kids, have you ever wondered what early U2 would have sounded like if they hailed from England and not Ireland? Now’s your chance to find out!


Wednesday, November 17 2010

And Start West, Again and Again and Again…

Can we, finally, begin pondering how cultures outside of the West—outside of London and New York—conceive of terms like indie and punk?


Thursday, November 11 2010

Hüsker Dü: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock

What the world really needs is a straight-up account of one of the most important rock groups of all time. Now we have it in the form of music scribe Andrew Earles.


Is Indie Really the New Punk?

Indie couldn’t exist as it is without punk and, while it may lack the anarchical, rebellious fervor of punk culture, indie is still the voice of the current generation.


Thursday, October 7 2010

Owen Pallett: A Swedish Love Story EP

A Swedish Love Story is a gifted EP in its own right, and a welcome addition to the ever expanding catalogue of Owen Pallett.


Tuesday, October 5 2010

The Posies: Blood / Candy

There are stellar songs to be found in the 12 tracks of Blood / Candy, but if I may bring up a certain f-word – filler – well, there’s a bit of that too.


Sunday, October 3 2010

Brad Laner: Natural Selections

Textured and ambitious, Natural Selections is a fine work of modern psychedelic pop.


Sunday, September 26 2010

Camu Tao: King of Hearts

King of Hearts shows that Camu Tao knew exactly what he was doing; it also shows that dying is a real pain in the ass.


The Clientele: Minotaur (Reviews) [16.Sep.10]
The Acorn: No Ghost (Reviews) [6.Sep.10]
This Piano Plays Itself: As the House… (Capsule Reviews) [6.Sep.10]
Napoo: Napoo (Capsule Reviews) [18.Aug.10]
Wintersleep: New Inheritors (Reviews) [17.Aug.10]
Kent: En Plats i Solen (Reviews) [2.Aug.10]
22-20s: Shake/Shiver/Moan (Reviews) [28.Jun.10]
Woodpigeon: Die Stadt Muzikanten (Reviews) [17.Jun.10]
Univox: Univox (Capsule Reviews) [10.May.10]
Bipolar Explorer: 2.Mar.10 - New York (Notes from the Road) [16.Mar.10]
Rubik: Dada Bandits (Reviews) [23.Sep.09]
Weinland: Breaks in the Sun (Reviews) [25.Jun.09]
Viva Voce: Rose City (Reviews) [17.Jun.09]
Code Pie: The Most Trusted Name in Yous (Capsule Reviews) [3.Sep.07]
Liars: Liars (Reviews) [26.Aug.07]
The Blue Jackets: Shadows of the City (Capsule Reviews) [23.Aug.07]
Through the Sparks: Lazarus Beach (Capsule Reviews) [20.Aug.07]
Okkervil River: The Stage Names (Reviews) [7.Aug.07]
Bishop Allen: The Broken String (Reviews) [24.Jul.07]
John Vanderslice: Emerald City (Reviews) [23.Jul.07]
Cary Brothers: Who You Are (Reviews) [1.Jul.07]
The Race: Ice Station (Reviews) [11.Jun.07]
Voxtrot: Voxtrot (Reviews) [22.May.07]
The National: Boxer (Reviews) [20.May.07]
Julius Airwave: The City the Forest (Capsule Reviews) [24.Apr.07]
Erase Errata (Reviews) [18.Apr.07]
120 Days (Reviews) [13.Apr.07]
Bright Eyes: Cassadaga (Reviews) [10.Apr.07]
Cloud Cult: The Meaning of 8 (Reviews) [8.Apr.07]
Baby Teeth: The Simp (Capsule Reviews) [5.Apr.07]
COUNTERPOINT: Of Montreal (Reviews) [4.Apr.07]
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