A sampling of Opus’ finest content over the years, hand-picked for your entertainment, education, and edification.
Nov 3, 2014
Concert Review: Slowdive & Low (October 31, 2014, Minneapolis, MN)
All I can think is that I’ve waited two decades for this moment… and it is everything I could’ve hoped for.
Aug 10, 2014
15 Years of Opus
Reflections on Opus’ first 15 years, plus a reading list of some of Opus’ best articles, reviews, and interviews to date.
Jun 30, 2014
Deeper Truth & Elusive Beauty: An Interview with The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus
Apr 23, 2014
I Don’t Regret Missing Out On Game of Thrones
I don’t mind missing out on an adaptation that has a fundamentally flawed and/or carelessly casual approach to its source material.
Jan 3, 2014
My Favorite Songs of 2013, Honorable Mentions: Lockets, Jensen Sportag, Savages & more
Soaring ’80s pop, charming modern classical, brooding indie-rock, atmospheric sludge metal, dreamy R&B, and more.
Jan 2, 2014
My Favorite Songs of 2013, Part 2: Club 8, Sigur Rós, Infinity Shred, Makeup and Vanity Set, and more
Tropical dub from Sweden, blistering post-rock, contemplative ambient jazz, emotional drones, an electronic journey through space, and more.
Jan 1, 2014
My Favorite Songs of 2013, Part 1: Arcade Fire, Mary Onettes, My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk & more
Featuring gloriously mopey ’80s pop, robotic heartbreak, shimmering dreampop, late night ambience, and the return of a music legend.
May 15, 2013
How did the fourth season of Community get it all so wrong?
When was the last time a show so effectively and thoroughly undermined so much of what made it great?
Jan 1, 2013
My Favorite Songs of 2012
This year’s list spans from apocalyptic post-rock to black metal to EBM to psych-pop to synthpop.
Jun 28, 2012
What does it really mean to be a music lover?
Can you really call yourself a music lover if you’re not supporting the artists responsible for the music you have?