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The 60 Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, the 60 best albums of 2007 included many of the 2000s' best albums.

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Inventions: Blanket Waves

While Eluvium's sound used to have a cathartic bent to it, Matthew Cooper has been increasingly pushing his sound into intellectual territory.

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Inventions: Inventions

Inventions places Eluvium’s lush, electronic ambience alongside Explosions in the Sky’s sense of space and tension.

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Summer 2013 New Music Playlist

New Tunes from Caveman, Rogue Wave and Portugal. The Man. and more, plus notes.

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On Nightmares Ending and Nightmarish Endings: An Interview with Eluvium

Matthew Cooper of Eluvium talks to PopMatters about the creative process, taking the leap into the world of the double album, and following up the most daring album of his career.

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Various Artists: Air Texture Volume II

Many, many names come together to form the gorgeous blob that is Air Texture's second label sampler.

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Eluvium: A Change in Direction

“I definitely feel that one chapter has ended and another begun,” observes Eluvium’s Matthew Cooper as he takes a turn towards pop in his fifth album, Similes adding vocals, percussion and new sense of verse/chorus structure to his ambient soundscapes.

Jennifer Kelly
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Eluvium: Similes

The addition of vocals only strengthens Similes, Eluvium's most perfectly beautiful album to date.

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Eluvium: Copia

I can think of few musicians of any genre making instrumental music as involving as Matthew Cooper's ambient compositions under the name Eluvium.

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Eluvium: Talk Amongst the Trees

What we have here is an assembly of sound whose origin seems to be wholly not of this earth.

Tim O'Neil
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