Dynamic, subtly sinister, and glazed with both breezy melodics and fuzzed-out synths, it's a blistering synth-rock standoff with our culture of outsized desires and uninhibited excess
03 Aug 2016
The most intriguing moment of the opening day to Governors Ball came during an organ-only ballad from the Strokes.
07 Jun 2016
In just three years, Alt-J went from playing in the tiny Mercury Lounge to selling out the Madison Square Garden arena in New York. Phantogram came along for the ride.
06 Apr 2015
Josh Carter may be one half of the noted electronic group Phantogram, but in a few short years, the group has gone from Barsuk signees to major label heroes. Carter walks PopMatters through the creation of their excellent new record Voices.
18 Feb 2014
"As long as the music is jamming, I’m open to it. It’s always about the search for that new sound, that new groove. This is how you keep music going. The art form, period. The craft of making the coldest shit on the planet. This is what I do, this is what I was put here to do, and I’m just getting started." -- Big Boi
03 Jan 2013
A weekend full of live music including performances by Neko Case, Aesop Rock, Major Lazer, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Youth Lagoon, Thee Oh Sees, Doomtree, Father John Misty, John Maus, Porcelain Raft, Spaceghostpurrp, King Tuff, Blood Diamonds and more.
05 Aug 2012
The sample-based electro-rock sound of Phantogram is undeniably unique, as the duo's latest mini-LP Nightlife demonstrates, but when answering PM's 20 Questions, Josh Carter reveals to us a rather strong affinity for the works of Charlie Kaufman, a desire to travel through dimensions, and lists no more than 15 different discs that could potentially qualify as "the greatest album ever" in his mind.
31 Jan 2012
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