On Sunergy, the intimacy with which Smith and Ciani collaborate is striking, and the best parts of the record pull you into that quiet conversation.
11 Sep 2016
The first duo collaboration between Fennesz and O'Rourke turns out to be a good one, but only when they give each other the room to make this sound more like a conversation than a shouting match.
15 Aug 2016
The duo's new album, originally performed live with screenings of Philippe Garrel's 1968 silent French film, is a subtly complex composition that works very well on its own.
08 Aug 2016
The Descendents today sound a lot like the Descendents you've always known, but this album is hardly a self-conscious clinging to past success. Instead, it's the sound of four guys with a deep bond, making music on their own terms.
28 Jul 2016
Venezuela thrived culturally and economically in the '70s, and this compilation reveals the fresh and exciting experimental rock scene at a time when rock music in that country was finding its own sound.
22 Jun 2016
1983's Man From Higher Heights is an interesting chapter in the story of Count Ossie, but it succeeds in adding to that larger story more than it does as a stand-alone album.
17 Jun 2016
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