Xiu Xiu: Forget

Xiu Xiu: Forget

By Andrew Paschal

On their latest effort, Xiu Xiu express their grave existential concerns in a structured, disciplined pop format, managing to sound palatable and even fun without diminishing any of their gravity or darkness. 21 Feb 2017 // 1:30 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

26 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

American Virgin #1-4

With a topic as heated as sex, if Seagle and Cloonan do their jobs right it's only a matter of time before people start making noise about this comic, and that's a very good thing.

READ more
Marisa Monte: Universo Ao Meu Redor

I am in awe of all the respect and love that Monte gives to her nation's greatest musical form; everything is precision, class, beauty, and these are good things.

READ more
Marisa Monte: Infinito Particular

It's just kind of... there, sitting in the corner, looking sweet but not really wanting to dance.

READ more
Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Lontano

You know how sometimes you just can't see what all the fuss is about? Unsettling, isn't it?

READ more
Angela Desveaux: Wandering Eyes

A country album that works as bright, enjoyable pop music.

READ more
Blue Sky Black Death: A Heap of Broken Images

Two producers introduce themselves with a two-disc debut, which, like many double albums, is creative, ambitious, and a few tracks too long.

READ more
Urban Delights: Revolution No. 1

The well-pedigreed Anglo-German duo make a techno-garage party album that's always disposable and only intermittently fun.

READ more

26 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

Cabin Dogs: Electric Cabin

Think of a contemporary look at groups like The Band and you get the idea as to what Cabin Dogs are all about.

READ more

26 Sep 2006 // 7:00 AM

The 1900s: Plume Delivery

Chicago co-ed octet makes a worthy addition to the twee-pop dictionary.

READ more

26 Sep 2006 // 5:00 AM

Azeem: Craft Classic

Wonderful lyricism from the underexposed hip-hop scene... Sound sadly familiar?

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we take a look at the themes and politics of This Is the Police.

READ the article