Friday, November 21 2014
I Love You's... attempts at wedding theatrical, celestial rock with low-down, pulsing post-rock is a miss in many ways.
Monday, October 6 2014
Triumvirate, Lewis & Clarke's first release in five years, is the kind of album that can transfix you, and if it's epic in its delivery, grand in its scope, it is still first and foremost intimate and inviting.
Thursday, May 9 2013
Illumination Ritual is like a watch that you want to take apart and view all the individual springs to see what makes it tick, particularly when it comes to the rhythm.
Wednesday, October 19 2011
This Chicago quartet dishes up some fiendishly good and imaginative compositions on its third full-length.
Thursday, August 4 2011
Collections of Colonies of Bees may be better known for being one half of Volcano Choir – Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is the other half – but Giving’s broad scope and post-rock theatrics may help them create a bit of buzz as their own important entity.
Sunday, June 5 2011
Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.
Monday, February 14 2011
Glacial and unmoving, listening to this album might just be the most agonizing 53 minutes of your life.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Just sit back, listen on headphones and listlessly drift away to the organic, victorious music contained within.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Beauty can be slippery.
Tuesday, April 6 2010
While the Red Sparowes have seemingly abandoned their fixation on unwieldy, melodramatic song titles, in exchange they’ve upped the musical drama.