Wednesday, January 21 2009
From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.
Friday, December 22 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Monday, March 29 2010
Punkish, post-pop Swedes tackle the dreaded third LP with a few changes to their sound, but not enough to get us worried.
Monday, November 10 2008
Love Is All remains determinedly buoyant on its sophomore album, hiding disappointment in veiled reference, and undermining the brightness of its melodies with the trademark atonal screech of saxophone and guitar.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Live, Love is All is akin to a cavalry charge. They are both emphatic and euphoric, always crossing that musical finishing line with their arms aloft and voices raised.
Tuesday, March 27 2007
Sludge, Syrup, and atonement for Abba.
Monday, March 6 2006
Luke Jenner of The Rapture totally owned my conception of the phrase 'love is all'. Now, theres another group's laid claim to it with indisputable authority.
Thursday, January 28 2010
Love Is All Two Thousand and Ten Injuries (Polyvinyl) Releasing: 23 March 01 Bigger Bolder 02 Repetition 03 Never Now 04 Less Than Thrilled 05 Early Warnings 06 False Pretense 07 The Birds