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Friday, October 24 2014

High Ends: Super Class

This is a record to be entertained by, nothing more or nothing less.


Thursday, October 23 2014

TART - “Lobbyist” (video)

Detroit duo TART release first music video for the darkly danceable, riff-laden "Lobbyist".


Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Elwins: And I Thank You

This reissue of the Elwins' 2012 self-released album has multiple reference points in describing its sound, all leading to '70s-style pop.


Stars: No One Is Lost

No One Is Lost is undoubtedly a fun album, but it very much gets lost in its own narrative.


Julian Casablancas + The Voidz: Tyranny

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

Loose Buttons - “Two Wolves” (video) (Premiere)

Loose Buttons draw some aesthetic inspiration from the likes of Wes Anderson for their latest video, "Two Wolves".


Friday, October 17 2014

Dinner and a Suit: Stay EP

Nashville quartet tackles grandiose indie pop-rock with aplomb across four-song EP.


Royal Canoe: Royal Canoe Does Beck’s Song Reader

This is an interesting experiment that doesn’t quite always work, but that probably says more about Beck than it does Royal Canoe.


Thursday, October 16 2014

Weezer and the Problem of Fan Expectation

Weezer's new album, Everything Will Be Alright in the End, walks the tenuous line between redressing the band's follies and giving in to banal fan service.


Johnny Marr: Playland

Johnny Marr's second solo album suggests a consummate musician becoming more comfortable with his solo status.


Dads: I’ll Be the Tornado (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Foxygen: ...And Star Power (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
The Young: Chrome Cactus (Reviews) [8.Oct.14]
Hungry Cloud Darkening: Glossy Recall (Capsule Reviews) [7.Oct.14]
The Last Bison: VA (Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
So Cow: The Long Con (Reviews) [1.Oct.14]
S: Cool Choices (Reviews) [30.Sep.14]
Dive Index: Lost in the Pressure (Capsule Reviews) [29.Sep.14]
Lowell: We Loved Her Dearly (Reviews) [29.Sep.14]
Cookies: Music for Touching (Reviews) [8.Sep.14]
Bob Mould: Beauty & Ruin (Reviews) [3.Jun.14]
Timber Timbre: Hot Dreams (Reviews) [9.May.14]
The Hold Steady: Teeth Dreams (Reviews) [24.Mar.14]
Owls: Two (Reviews) [24.Mar.14]
Phantogram: Voices (Reviews) [18.Feb.14]
Broken Bells: After the Disco (Reviews) [3.Feb.14]
Emily Jane White: Blood/Lines (Reviews) [3.Feb.14]
Jake Bugg: Shangri La (Reviews) [3.Feb.14]
The Best Indie Rock of 2013 (Features) [3.Dec.13]
Pure Bathing Culture: Moon Tides (Reviews) [19.Aug.13]
Heaven: Telepathic Love (Reviews) [29.Jul.13]
The Love Language: Ruby Red (Reviews) [24.Jul.13]
The Memories: Love Is the Law (Reviews) [21.Jul.13]
Beach Day: Trip Trap Attack (Reviews) [16.Jun.13]
Dead Gaze: Dead Gaze (Reviews) [29.May.13]
Shy Boys - “Something” (stream) (Mixed Media) [20.May.13]
The Orange Peels: Sun Moon (Capsule Reviews) [14.May.13]
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