It’s nice to see one of the genre’s shining jewels reunite and be able to take full advantage of the good will that’s been building for them and their music for the last two decades.
Every War Movie Is a Pro-War Movie?!
And what does a “thoroughly, effectively” anti-war film look like?
GEMS’ “Never Age” Is a Timeless Slice of Dreampop
In which I finally write something about GEMS and their intoxicating brand of synth-y dreampop.
The Raid 2 Premiered at Sundance & Kicked It in the Face
The Simpsons and Hayao Miyazaki, Together at Last
The Simpsons pay tribute to the animation master.
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.
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.
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.