Tuesday, March 4 2014
This is an LP that merits liberal use of the repeat button, and, even when it occasionally misfires, there’s always something interesting just around the corner.
Tuesday, February 18 2014
The bad-ass New York duo comes out with their strongest work yet.
Friday, February 7 2014
The London based indie-rockers try their hands at more psychedelic sounds and end up with a hand full of winners.
Monday, February 3 2014
After the Disco rides that morning after wave, holding up a mirror to cast a dark reflection on the fun that's come and gone.
White's fourth album finds her playing bolder music with a daring conceit, but the results are decidedly mixed.
The takeaway here is that while Bugg's debut album felt genuine, Shangri La feels forced and awkward.
Tuesday, December 3 2013
It's a generalization, but the year in indie rock saw a turn away from harmony-focused, gentle rock and back toward something a bit noisier, a bit more idiosyncratic, a little harder to ignore.
Wednesday, September 4 2013
The Silver Gymnasium is Sheff's best work, and it contains his hardest truths. Going home is never quite going back.
Monday, August 19 2013
While Beach House is squarely dream pop in a retro-indie sense, Pure Bathing Culture forks off the road slightly to have a passing familiarity to the sounds of ‘70s-era Fleetwood Mac.
Monday, July 29 2013
If there’s a flaw with Telepathic Love, it’s that it doesn’t quite push the envelope far enough: it sounds like the kind of thing that someone who likes JAMC, but hates the punishing nature of their music, would make.