Monday, December 1 2014
Some of the heavy hitters may not have made the cut for the best indie rock of 2014, but newer acts did more than just fill the vacuum left by the usual suspects.
Wednesday, January 13 2010
With the recent release of their second album, the Twilight Sad are poised for that ever-elusive "next level". PopMatters talks with lead singer James Graham about life on the road, and on the dole.
Sunday, October 26 2014
The Scottish band reconcile their previous modes by pulling back on the electronic drive of their last album, while continuing to elevate tension gradually rather than release it for maximum devastation.
Monday, November 26 2012
Any attempt to remake and improve on the sullen melodies of No One Can Ever Know is destined to be an exercise in experimentation and, to a lesser extent, homage.
Thursday, February 9 2012
Scottish brooders turn the shoegaze down, invest in some new technology, and make a record that pushes the limits of their band's well-honed sound.
Sunday, June 27 2010
Probably the best way to describe the live Mono experience is this realization: All evening long, there was a giant gong set up next to the drummer's kit. When he finally hit the gong, no one in the audience could hear it.
Wednesday, September 30 2009
Maybe, no matter how strong the Twilight Sad can sound, there's just a ceiling on this kind of expansive rock. Because for all the thunder here, we only get a few lightning strikes.
Tuesday, October 13 2009
The Twilight Sad + We Were Promised Jetpacks + BrakesBrakesBrakes / Words and Pictures by Dave MacIntyre
Wednesday, May 13 2009
Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley