Thursday, October 25 2012
Before the release schedule becomes all about Christmas albums and deluxe box sets, November offers enough long-awaited albums and under-the-radar gems to hold you over for the holidays.
Monday, January 25 2010
Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
Those curious about mood music that upends one's emotions rather than calming them down may welcome this shambling trip into interstellar breakdown, rather than overdrive.
Monday, July 13 2009
Over the course of three fuzzed-out discs, there's one solid Oneida album to be found in here; you just have to wade through some indulgent, excessive, and flat-out boring instrumental passages to get to it.
Wednesday, September 17 2008
Brooklyn trio contains multitudes, this time letting them out in droning, jammy Krautrock form.
Tuesday, July 11 2006
Tipping towards the folk precision of The Wedding but blistering with noise, Happy New Year is another landmark album from one of rock's most underrated bands. Maybe this time people will pay attention?
Tuesday, May 10 2005
Another left turn from Brooklyn's most creative and unpredictable band, The Wedding brings Oneida's trademarked, heavy psych-rock repetition into a new arena: folk songs with string sections. Jaws will drop.