Monday, July 8 2013
PopMatters talks with lead screamer George Clarke of Deafheaven about his band's creative process, his writing influences, and the simultaneous allure and darkness of the pursuit of wealth in the Bay Area.
Monday, June 17 2013
Sigur Rós' "dark album", Kveikur, doesn't do much to push the Icelandic band into new sonic territory, but it does refine its decades-tested style in the best way possible.
Tuesday, May 28 2013
Nosound mastermind Giancarlo Erra discusses his music, inspirations, and method of melancholic creation and direction.
Wednesday, April 24 2013
Whether they're potentially scoring the next Wes Anderson film or the next imagined movie in your head, Haiku Salut effectively meld together electronic, contemporary classical, and accordion-heavy indie into a lovely post-rock sonic.
Tuesday, April 16 2013
Sunn O))) make towering, thunderous metal concerned more with volume than detail. But guitarist Stephen O’Malley’s newest project, Ensemble Pearl, is all about the little things.
Sunday, April 14 2013
Imagine if Battles had been more influenced by a cross between Sunn O))) and Black Sabbath, and you’d start to get a clear picture of what Life Coach has to offer.
Tuesday, November 8 2011
The Five EPs should be a mandatory record for any collection as an example of experimentation done right.
Monday, September 26 2011
A pleasing debut from a Chicago post-rock outfit.
Wednesday, April 27 2011
Salon Des Amateurs is great fun and probably the most floral piece of belle époque kitsch you’ll hear all year: perfect background music for your Baudelaire reading group, but it might be a bit much for less adventurous ears.
Sunday, April 24 2011
Calls to mind infinite monkeys, infinite typewriters, and feces.