Weval pore beats and static all over the melodies on their dense textural new album, Remember, which only highlights how melodic it really is.
Whether calming you with lush songs like “Aerodrome” and “The Coming Days” or tickling the edges of your mind with “Thorn”, the Church’s The Hypnogogue is stunning.
With a new album, tour, and eight-CD retrospective of his ’90s work, the House of Love’s Guy Chadwick seems remarkably laid back about it all.
Classic concert “Blurred Crusade Live” launches the Church to a place few bands ever reach, on stage or anywhere else. It’s a golden moment of transcendent ’80s rock joy.
Beach House are always tinkering around the edges of their sonic universe, getting darker, weirder, subtler, and more expansive. They do that on Once Twice Melody, and the payoff is enormous.
In the 30 years since its release, the Church’s Priest=Aura has gone from a post-“Under the Milky Way” footnote to an acknowledged career pinnacle.
Spiritualized harness their power on Everything Was Beautiful. Filling the album to the brim with instruments, they find new space in old sounds.
Suuns’ The Witness is most easily described as gently terrifying. A creature that holds you and whispers sweet nothings in your ear about the end of the world.
It was an uplifting two-night run and a genuine treat to have the String Cheese Incident back in the Bay Area to celebrate the sacred Days Between.
Beck’s Odelay is 25 years old. It remains unique with the mighty combination of Beck and the Dust Brothers resulting in some fascinating music.