Heart-breaking music about death; dreamy electronica from shoegaze giants; inspired ’80s pop; plaintive, old-timey folk/country; and goofy country-punk.
On its surface, Black Science feels like an homage to classic and pulp sci-fi.
A brilliant modern fantasy that weaves in various genre tropes without ever feeling like a mere fantasy novel.
An impressive debut that feels both nostalgic and original; exquisitely composed dreampop; and super funky future funk.
The film’s mind-blowing action sequences are ultimately undermined by a convoluted plot and characters you don’t care about.
By striking it down, Rian Johnson helped ensure that Star Wars could become more powerful than we can possibly imagine.
This remarkably strong debut is filled with simple-yet-affecting tales of love at its best and worst, all wrapped in gorgeous pop arrangements.
Angela Klimek’s lovely debut conjures up a magical, enchanting view of winter thanks to vast ambient drones and textures.
Thangorodrim’s Tolkien-inspired “dungeon synth” can get cheesy at times, but the epic fantasy vision is winsome in its own way.
For fans of thoughtful, atmospheric indie-rock, Starsabout’s debut full-length is the real deal.
This ambient reimagining breaks down Vangelis’ original score and weaves it back together in new, intriguing ways.
Some of Makeup & Vanity Set’s most ambient and surreal work in some time.
Arguably the most difficult Perturbator release to date — but also one of the most intriguing.
These instrumentals make you realize how limited the term “hip-hop” has come to be understood.
Making it through the final film in Cannon Film’s “ninja trilogy” required more than nostalgia.
Tholen’s first album in four years finds him pondering marriage, being an artist, and the mysteries of God’s divine will.
These songs move in directions that are more interesting than the simple “shoegaze + metal” equation implies.
Sparse, intimate folk/slowcore, nocturnal cinematic ambient, airy electronic music, and anime-inspired future funk.
The simple fact is that any new music from Lee Bozeman is a gift.
Some of the enigmatic vaporwave producer’s funnest, and funkiest, music to date.