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Friday, April 18 2014

Weekend: The ‘81 Demos

Former Young Marble Giants vocalist Alison Statton steps out on her own with a collection of demos that seek to bridge the gap between what that group was and what Weekend would become, influencing countless indie pop acts in the process.


Wednesday, July 31 2013

Weekend: Jinx

This deserves a hearing by newer listeners finding out about New Order, the Cure, Joy Division, or My Bloody Valentine for the first (or hundredth) time. Weekend follows in venerable footsteps. Jinx avoids whatever sophomore slump its title may suggest.


Thursday, October 27 2011

Weekend: Red EP

Red sounds a lot like the Pains of Being Pure at Heart.


Wednesday, September 7 2011

Pepper Rabbit: Red Velvet Snowball

It's got it's moments of sweetness, but Red Velvet Snowball turns cold after so many listens.


Thursday, January 27 2011

The Radio Dept.: Passive Aggressive: Singles 2002-2010

With the release of this two-disc best-of and rarities compilation, the Swedish indie-pop veterans ride the momentum they've gained from their spectacular 2010 album Clinging to a Scheme.


Sunday, January 2 2011

Weekend: Sports

On its debut album, Weekend never transcends its transparent influences long enough to become anything more than Generic Noise Pop Band.


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