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Tuesday, September 7 2010

Boston Spaceships: Our Cubehouse Still Rocks

Our Cubehouse Still Rocks is a record of propulsion, something that can be defined not only in the fast-paced, fist-in-the-air anthems that Uncle Bob has penned for this album, but in the lyrical concerns as well.


Monday, September 6 2010

The Acorn: No Ghost

This is clearly the sound of Americana, except for the fact that the Acorn is a Canadian band.


This Piano Plays Itself: As the House…

As the House... occasionally comes off as grandiose and epic as it's meant to, but can seem cloying and pretentious at least as often.


Wednesday, August 18 2010

Napoo: Napoo

It's hard to think of Napoo as anything other than a light, fluffy summer album.


Tuesday, August 17 2010

Wintersleep: New Inheritors

What really sets this album apart from previous efforts is not its whirling sonic black holes, but its confident, affirming suns.


Tuesday, August 3 2010

Shapes and Sizes: Candle to Your Eyes

If this LP is an attempt to grab a brass ring, it shows Shapes and Sizes reaching for it using solely a raised middle finger.


Monday, August 2 2010

Kent: En Plats i Solen

The issue of being “lost in translation” is a reason why one of Sweden’s most popular artists is hardly known beyond the borders of Scandinavia -- but they should be…


Tuesday, July 20 2010

Low Barlow + the Missingmen: = Sentridoh III

= Sentridoh III is an interesting and worthy addition to the catalog of Lou Barlow.


Monday, June 28 2010

22-20s: Shake/Shiver/Moan

British rockers stay true to their blues-influenced roots on their sophomore release.


Thursday, June 17 2010

Daniel Johnston and BEAM: Beam Me Up!!

Daniel Johnston has decided to dust off some of his classic-period material through Beam Me Up!! in an effort to make these songs seem more palatable to a general audience.


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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]
Of Montreal (Reviews) [2.Apr.07]
Panda Bear: Person Pitch (Reviews) [25.Mar.07]
Arcade Fire (Reviews) [7.Mar.07]
Arcade Fire: Neon Bible (Reviews) [1.Mar.07]
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