Wednesday, November 12 2014
2:54 craft a weirdly woven tapestry of implied grunge, dream pop, and psychedelic folk in compelling sophomore record.
Tuesday, November 11 2014
After a few albums of focused hard rock, Trail of Dead confidently begins to reintegrate the more pop-oriented experimentations that killed their early '00s buzz.
Deftly penchant, heart rending, and thoughtful, Close Talker is certainly a band worth chatting about.
Wednesday, November 5 2014
Upbeat performances and pop-rock confidence can't hide a severe lack of creativity on the Californian band's fifth album.
Don’t Let the World See Your Love may have a bitter undertone, but it goes down fairly sweet.
Monday, November 3 2014
Following the release of their new album 48:13, Kasbian guitarist and producer Serge Pizzorno discusses ripping off the Silver Apples and ponders why, even now, people still aren't getting the joke.
"Madchester" veterans return after 20 years and manage not to embarrass themselves too much. Cue the sound of one hand clapping.
Friday, October 31 2014
This is an album that works best when you sit down and think about it afterward, so the appeal is not necessarily apparent upon casual listening.
Thursday, October 30 2014
Valse 333 is art, accessibly weird and wonderful art, and a real bonbon for those who savour richness in their music.
Icy beats, glimmering guitar lines, and subtly flowing melodies meld into a chillwave atmosphere on Albany duo's new EP.