Friday, April 18 2014
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
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
Red sounds a lot like the Pains of Being Pure at Heart.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
It's got it's moments of sweetness, but Red Velvet Snowball turns cold after so many listens.
Thursday, January 27 2011
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
On its debut album, Weekend never transcends its transparent influences long enough to become anything more than Generic Noise Pop Band.