Jun 25, 2017
Lingua Ignota’s All Bitches Die Tackles Misogyny and Abuse with Brutal Electronic Music (Review)
While certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, I consider this one of 2017’s most fascinating and compelling albums.
Jun 15, 2017
In Rotation: The Clientele, Landing, The Daysleepers, Psychic Temple (Review)
Dreamy autumnal pop, spaced-out slowcore, The Smiths get a shoegaze makeover, and some gorgeous psychedelic pop.
Jun 9, 2017
Homecoming by Sorrow Plagues (Review)
Sorrow Plagues’s blend of black metal and shoegaze contains a few sonic surprises along the way.
Jun 5, 2017
Roadside Monument Returns After 15 Years, Still Awesome as Ever
The reunited trio’s performance of “My Hands Are Thermometers” will probably be the highlight of my week.
Jun 5, 2017
Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins (Review)
Marty Robbins’ music presents an idealized, but never schmaltzy vision of the American West. Plus, he has a voice for the ages.
May 18, 2017
Sincerely, Future Pollution by Timber Timbre (Review)
Timber Timbre’s music is dark and disquieting, and intoxicating precisely because of that.
May 17, 2017
PWR BTTM’s Disgrace Reminds Us That Separating Artists From Their Art Is Difficult
Art can be transcendent — but enjoying it in spite of the artist’s flaws and transgressions can be difficult.
May 11, 2017
Watch Slowdive on Pitchfork Live (and Listen to a Bonus Track)
Slowdive’s Pitchfork Live performance accentuates the great continuity between their oldest and newest material.
May 10, 2017
Take a Minute by Unwed Sailor (Review)
Unwed Sailor’s latest EP is particularly ambitious in scope and sonic diversity.
May 8, 2017
Slowdive’s First Album in 20 Years Is Exactly What I’d Hoped For (Review)
More than just a simple nostalgia trip, the new full-length finds Slowdive building on their celebrated sound.
May 4, 2017
12 of My Favorite Slowdive Songs
I’ve compiled this list to celebrate the release of Slowdive’s first new album in over two decades.