How an appreciation for adventurous rock music — and a couple of close encounters — made one week in May a double shot of euphoria when two class acts lowered the boom in the rarefied air around the Mile High City.
Houston's Day for Night festival was more female any other festival I had attended with tons to offer (including shelter from a downpour).
Dynamic, subtly sinister, and glazed with both breezy melodics and fuzzed-out synths, it's a blistering synth-rock standoff with our culture of outsized desires and uninhibited excess
In just three years, Alt-J went from playing in the tiny Mercury Lounge to selling out the Madison Square Garden arena in New York. Phantogram came along for the ride.
Josh Carter may be one half of the noted electronic group Phantogram, but in a few short years, the group has gone from Barsuk signees to major label heroes. Carter walks PopMatters through the creation of their excellent new record Voices.