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Tuesday, August 6 2013

Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes: Baby Caught The Bus

The pull of old soul and R&B has extended all the way to Australia.


Monday, August 5 2013

Bass Drum of Death: Bass Drum of Death

The generous reverb endows every riff with a neon glow and the smell of cheeseburgers and fries served on an open car windowsill.


Sunday, June 16 2013

Willy Moon: Here’s Willy Moon

Even if the Elvis by way of trip-hop premise of Here’s Willy Moon is a gimmick, who cares when it’s this fun?


Sunday, June 2 2013

Hercules and Love Affair: DJ Kicks

This record's vintage house goes on so intolerably long that you become nostalgic for the present.


Sunday, August 7 2011

‘Retromania’: You’d Throw It Against the Wall If You Weren’t So Immersed in It

Retromania is about the anxiety of influence; how our present moment is feeding into it, how it emerged framed as a historical inevitability, and how its necrotic collateral is any futurism that may have the audacity to disregard the past.


Wednesday, May 26 2010

You Say Apocalypse, I Say Retro Chic

Much like telling an erotic story within a Victorian backdrop seems ever so sexy, human depravity juxtaposed against a seemingly golden age of good, moral values is darkly comic and that much more disturbing.


Monday, May 12 2008

Ming & Ping: Causeway Army

Finding a synth-pop CD with this much polish and straight-up style feels like an utter breath of fresh air.


Monday, April 21 2008

Kamera: Resurrection

Kamera is as pure a retro throwback as you may ever find.


Wednesday, January 16 2008

Contra 4

Games like Contra presented a sort of difficulty that, while extremely demanding, was what offered those games longevity to begin with.


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