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Wednesday, January 1 2014

The Best Noise Rock of 2013

From unforeseen comebacks to heretofore unknown new acts, much of 2013's best noise-rock often came out of nowhere.


Thursday, December 26 2013

The Artists of the Year: 2013 Edition

It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Blooody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.


Monday, December 23 2013

The Top 10 Pleasant Surprise Albums of 2013

To counterbalance the set of disappointing albums, there are those that you probably barely noticed at first, or ones that you thought nothing of upon release that slowly but surely knocked your socks off.


Sunday, December 22 2013

The Most Disappointing Albums of 2013

This year's list of the most disappointing albums of 2013 reads like the "best of" list from four or five years ago. It shouldn't be surprising how these tides turn, but it always is.


Monday, December 2 2013

The Best Indie Rock of 2013

It's a generalization, but the year in indie rock saw a turn away from harmony-focused, gentle rock and back toward something a bit noisier, a bit more idiosyncratic, a little harder to ignore.


Reviews

Monday, March 25 2013

My Bloody Valentine: 13 March 2013 - London

The shoegaze legends are back touring in support of their hugely anticipated and epically delayed new album. So it's a bit strange they hardly play any of it.


Tuesday, February 5 2013

My Bloody Valentine: m b v

m b v doesn't have to be another chapter from an essential band or the next step in a career. Maybe it could just be a new offering. Maybe that's all it has to be.


Tuesday, February 5 2013

My Bloody Valentine: m b v - Counterpoint

What's more surprsing: that a third My Bloody Valentine album now actually exists, or that it's not all that far removed from where Loveless left off?


Wednesday, December 14 2011

Ride: Nowhere (20th Anniversary Edition)

Alan Moulder's mix reveals, in these Rhino remasters, a grittier coating over the hazy smear.


Tuesday, January 28 2003

My Bloody Valentine: Loveless


Blogs

Wednesday, January 30 2013

This Is Not Your Bloody Valentine, But It Is Rachel Zeffira

While you're waiting to hear that new My Bloody Valentine record that never came out two or three days ago, you can check out Rachel


Friday, March 23 2012

Counterbalance No. 74: My Bloody Valentine's 'Loveless'

Counterbalance tiptoes down to the holy places and gives a listen to the 74th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time.


Tuesday, March 1 2011

Twenty Years Ago: My Bloody Valentine's 'Loveless'

1991 was the year My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless became the underground standard bearer for independent rock.


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