Monday, December 22 2014
From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.
Monday, January 27 2014
One of the most compelling indie-rock titans out there today, the intriguingly-titled Rave Tapes proves to be yet another fascinating red herring, and the band tells us about the album's development, running a label with a cadre of artists, and oh so much more ...
Thursday, January 9 2014
As the record release schedule wakes up from its year-end hibernation, so too does "Listening Ahead" to cover a strong slate of eagerly anticipated early 2014 albums.
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, December 10 2013
This year saw no shortage of innovative, exciting film scores. Notes on Celluloid counts down the ten soundtracks that lingered the longest in our minds.
Tuesday, January 28 2014
Scottish post-rockers become cyborgs. And it's pretty cool.
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, January 22 2014
With the very fine new album Rave Tapes out this month, PopMatters looks back on Mogwai's rich career by picking 13 of the finest songs from the full span of the post-rock band's work.
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