Monday, March 29 2010
Punkish, post-pop Swedes tackle the dreaded third LP with a few changes to their sound, but not enough to get us worried.
Friday, January 29 2010
Wednesday, January 21 2009
From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Monday, November 10 2008
Love Is All remains determinedly buoyant on its sophomore album, hiding disappointment in veiled reference, and undermining the brightness of its melodies with the trademark atonal screech of saxophone and guitar.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Live, Love is All is akin to a cavalry charge. They are both emphatic and euphoric, always crossing that musical finishing line with their arms aloft and voices raised.
Sunday, April 1 2007
What's Your Rupture? compiles their prior releases for a rollicking album full of infectious angst and giddy angularity.
Wednesday, March 28 2007
Sludge, Syrup, and atonement for Abba.
Monday, March 6 2006
Luke Jenner of The Rapture totally owned my conception of the phrase 'love is all'. Now, theres another group's laid claim to it with indisputable authority.