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Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Reviews

Tuesday, September 3 2013

Okkervil River: The Silver Gymnasium

The Silver Gymnasium is Sheff's best work, and it contains his hardest truths. Going home is never quite going back.


Sunday, June 19 2011

Okkervil River + Titus Andronicus + Future Islands: 8 June 2011 - Boston

At first listen, the melancholy “post-wave” of Future Islands, the aggressive thrashing of Titus Andronicus and the pop-bombast of Okkervil River could not be more contrasting.


Monday, May 9 2011

Okkervil River: I Am Very Far

If I Am Very Far frustrates with its lack of clear intentions, both sonic and thematic, it also fascinates for the same reason.


Sunday, June 14 2009

Okkervil River: 8 May 2009 - Sydney, Australia

One thing that Okkervil River did exceptionally well was fall apart.


Sunday, May 10 2009

Okkervil River: Pop Lie EP

Okkervil River's Pop Lie explores our roles in creating celebrity and deconstructing dreams, with the swirling sugar-rush of synthesizers and irresistible high-energy hook of the single.


Blogs

Monday, June 17 2013

Okkervil River - 'The Silver Gymnasium' (new album / stream) + Tour Dates

Okkervil River will release their new album 'The Silver Gymnasium' on September 3rd via ATO Records and today the band presents the lyric video for the new song, "It Was My Season".


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