Sunday, February 13 2011
The Five O'Clock Heroes has not been influenced one iota by any sort of trend in popular music postdating, say, 1983.
Thursday, February 10 2011
While it’s not an altogether successful enterprise, listeners can walk away from Light Science feeling that they’ve engaged in something of an alternative post-rock spectacle.
Thursday, February 3 2011
Just sit back, listen on headphones and listlessly drift away to the organic, victorious music contained within.
Sunday, January 16 2011
Old Light definitely has a kind of hazy Southern California by way of Alabama resonance that the best music of Neil Young occupies.
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.
Thursday, November 18 2010
Hey kids, have you ever wondered what early U2 would have sounded like if they hailed from England and not Ireland? Now’s your chance to find out!
Wednesday, November 17 2010
Can we, finally, begin pondering how cultures outside of the West—outside of London and New York—conceive of terms like indie and punk?
Thursday, November 11 2010
What the world really needs is a straight-up account of one of the most important rock groups of all time. Now we have it in the form of music scribe Andrew Earles.
Indie couldn’t exist as it is without punk and, while it may lack the anarchical, rebellious fervor of punk culture, indie is still the voice of the current generation.
Thursday, October 7 2010
A Swedish Love Story is a gifted EP in its own right, and a welcome addition to the ever expanding catalogue of Owen Pallett.