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Wednesday, November 17 2010

Girl Talk: All Day

Girl Talk returns with a surprise (and free) new album of mash-up fervor, but the formula's wearing thin by now.


Sunday, October 31 2010

Brian Eno: Small Craft on a Milk Sea

The equally venerable Brian Eno and Warp Records come together for the first time, and the electronic music pioneer manages yet another astonishingly immersive creation.


Thursday, October 28 2010

Morrissey: Bona Drag (20th Anniversary Edition)

Morrissey -- is there any greater, more consistent talent to be found in the last 30 years? Bona Drag, remastered and reissued with bonus material, reminds us why Moz is still so beloved and so worthy of attention.


Tuesday, October 26 2010

Small Black: New Chain

Small Black blends elements of shoe gaze and New Wave revivalism to often remarkable results, but sometimes get carried away by chill-wave atmospherics.


Wednesday, October 20 2010

The Extra Lens: Undercard

Franklin Bruno proves himself an integral part of this collaboration with John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.


Tuesday, October 19 2010

Dustin Wong: Infinite Love

Ponytail's Dustin Wong creates a record of appreciable technical skill, sure, but one that really succeeds in its warmth and sense of open-armed invitation.


Monday, October 4 2010

Dirty Projectors: Bitte Orca (Expanded Edition)

This collection of acoustic live takes and b-sides offers no substantial addition to Dirty Projectors' instant classic.


Sunday, October 3 2010

Clinic: Bubblegum

Clinic returns with yet another solid album, this time turning the volume down and letting the '60s psych-pop haze pour in.


Wednesday, September 29 2010

James: The Morning After The Night Before

To all American James fans: the band did not forget about you this year after all.


His Name Is Alive: The Eclipse

There is no story; or if there is a story, it isn’t well written. The album plays like a collection of out-takes, some of them quite beautiful but nonetheless without cohesion.


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