Monday, March 21 2011
This is an inconsistent but fairly engaging EP, one that shows a band trying out a bunch of different things.
Monday, February 28 2011
If there was any justice in the world, Lykke Li would be our most valued Swedish import, not Steig Larsson. If her stunning second album is any indication, justice may soon be served.
Monday, February 21 2011
Yes, Radiohead has rediscovered their love for electronica, but they've also infused it with a dubby, R&B-laced humanity that proves -- shall we say it? -- sexy, even.
Real Estate side project offers similarly chilled-out soundscapes for your summer haze.
Thursday, January 27 2011
Smith Westerns make an unfussy record full to the brim of subtle pop brilliance and unimpeachable rock touchstones.
Wednesday, January 26 2011
This follow-up EP to last year's brilliant Clinging to a Scheme delivers more pop delicacies from the Swedish trio.
Sunday, January 9 2011
The Moonwalker's short films are brought together here in a single collection. Are you still down with Michael? Are you down? Are you bad?!
Thursday, January 6 2011
The Russian Futurists’ fourth album is bright, sparkly and shiny, with the vocals pushed right to the forefront in a landscape of keyboard loops, block rocking beats, and gently plucked guitars.
Tuesday, November 30 2010
The three members of this nascent all-woman band come from Catalonia, and their ba-ba-ba surfergirl pop is conducted in chiming Catalan.
Sunday, November 28 2010
Sun Airway delivers a genuinely beautiful record, meant for the summer but a perfect gift for the winter.