Thursday, December 16 2010
Successful live albums are challenging things, judged by their ability to adequately portray the power of a performance. 2010 proved that even a strong crop of carefully staged and recorded recent shows could still be overshadowed by legendary sets of the past.
Thursday, December 18 2008
Tuesday, March 12 2013
For a score, Mogwai's third soundtrack album shows off their range in unusually cohesive fashion.
Tuesday, February 15 2011
Mogwai continues to hone its sound into something less expansive but more punishing in its rock elements, and the results are energetic and often impressive, if not surprising.
Sunday, September 12 2010
Most bands would be adequately represented by this fine live album, but the Glaswegan quintet's live presence is so immense that records can't really do it justice.
Tuesday, September 23 2008
Mogwai's sixth marks a return to the spacious dynamics of their early years, even if what they do in that space is different.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
Mogwai's seminal, near-perfect debut no longer sounds like it has been wrapped in cotton batting.
Friday, May 20 2011
It has been an incredibly busy spring semester for yours truly, which means that my PopMatters posting has been much lighter than usual. As of
Monday, November 29 2010
Via Pitchfork: Mogwai has made the track "Rano Pano", from the band's upcoming record Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will., available for download. It's