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by Brice Ezell

16 Jun 2015


Whether or not this tune is a spiritual sequel of sorts to the National‘s “The Geese of Beverly Road” is anyone’s guess.


Kintsugi is out now via Atlantic; read PopMatters‘s review of the LP here.

by Brice Ezell

16 Jun 2015


Few bands populated high school playlists as much as the Plain White T’s did in the mid-to-late ‘00s. With the ubiquitous platinum single “Hey There Delilah” the group became an internationally recognized name, and since then they’ve put out a steady stream of LPs, including this year’s American Nights.

Below you can watch the Plain White T’s play the tune “Pause”, taken from American Nights for the At: Guitar Center webseries.

by Brice Ezell

16 Jun 2015


Photo: From Live in Denton, TX (dir. Jason Lee and Eric Noren)

Live in Denton, TX is out now through ATO Records.

by Brice Ezell

16 Jun 2015


Photo: Asger Carlson

Ratatat’s new LP Magnifique is out through XL in the United States and Because in Europe on 17 July.

by Brice Ezell

15 Jun 2015


In PopMatters‘s “Best New/Emerging Artists of 2013” feature, Josh Langhoff says of the British electronic duo Disclosure, “Their songs have massive hooks that you will hum. And yet—their really reprehensible youth leading them to believe they can do anything—they’ve also achieved that rarefied house ideal, music whose micro changes wreak seismic havoc to body and mind.”

With their new LP Caracal, then, Disclosure have one heck of a debut to follow up. The duo recently took to the stage at Wild Life, with guest vocalist Gregory Porter in tow, to perform Caracal single “Holding On”.

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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