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Thursday, October 30 2014

Medicine: Home Everywhere

Home Everywhere is a brave record, one that you have to be patient with.


Monday, October 27 2014

The Twilight Sad: Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave

The Scottish band reconcile their previous modes by pulling back on the electronic drive of their last album, while continuing to elevate tension gradually rather than release it for maximum devastation.


Pissed Jeans: Shallow (Reissue)

The 2005 debut by this Philadelphia noise-punk band sounds right at home in the fall of 2014.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Split/Red - “Road to Aguilares (for Rutilio Grande)” (video) (Premiere)

The latest tune by the Philadelphia rock outfit Split/Red, "Road to Aguilares (for Rutilio Grande)", is dedicated to El Salvadorian liberation theologian Rutilio Grande.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

Thurston Moore: The Best Day

Thurston Moore's most ambitious solo album and possibly the best Sonic Youth-related release since 2004's Sonic Nurse.


Wednesday, October 8 2014

Iceage: Plowing Into the Field of Love

Iceage are on to something, even if that “something” feels intangible and hard to put into descriptive feeling.


Thursday, January 2 2014

The Best Noise Rock of 2013

From unforeseen comebacks to heretofore unknown new acts, much of 2013's best noise-rock often came out of nowhere.


Wednesday, October 9 2013

On Subverting Sonic Rules: ‘Resonances: Noise and Contemporary Music’

Noise may antagonize, subvert, transcend or annoy, but one person's noise is almost always another's music.


Thursday, August 22 2013

Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

More extreme than punk, industrial music revolted against the very ideas of order and reason: it sought to strip away the brainwashing that was identity itself. It aspired to provoke, bewilder, and roar with independence.


Tuesday, June 18 2013

Thurston Moore and Loren Connors:The Only Way to Go Is Straight Through

Limited to 3,000 copies, this is a brilliant experiment in guitar noise, not in entertainment.


Yuck: Yuck (Deluxe Edition) (Reviews) [8.Dec.11]
IfIHadAHiFi: Nada Surf + 3 EP (Capsule Reviews) [14.Sep.11]
Sonic Youth: The Eternal (Reviews) [7.Jun.09]
Noise Bleed (Features) [7.Aug.08]
Health: Health (Capsule Reviews) [13.Sep.07]
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