Wednesday, October 27 2010
This acoustic EP highlights Future Islands' compositional chops, proving why they're one of the most exciting bands to come around in years.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
Small Black blends elements of shoe gaze and New Wave revivalism to often remarkable results, but sometimes get carried away by chill-wave atmospherics.
Wednesday, October 20 2010
Franklin Bruno proves himself an integral part of this collaboration with John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats.
Tuesday, October 19 2010
Ponytail's Dustin Wong creates a record of appreciable technical skill, sure, but one that really succeeds in its warmth and sense of open-armed invitation.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Brooklyn-based duo the Hundred in the Hands create a debut album that seeks to move your hips by borrowing from any number of electro-genres.
Monday, October 4 2010
This collection of acoustic live takes and b-sides offers no substantial addition to Dirty Projectors' instant classic.
Sunday, October 3 2010
Clinic returns with yet another solid album, this time turning the volume down and letting the '60s psych-pop haze pour in.
Monday, September 27 2010
Michael Gira's legendary Swans return from over a decade of silence to create a heart-stopping album of sin, death, hope, and reclamation.
Sunday, September 26 2010
Animal Collective acolytes make an album that's not much more than the sum of its influences' parts.
Thursday, September 23 2010
Arab Strap has their first two albums reissued and expanded, offering fans an opportunity to revisit the early work of the outstanding, and legendarily morbid, Scottish folk act.