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Stereolab

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Gardens & Villa Interview

    ​You just don't hear enough flutes in pop music, amirite? Couple that breathy sound with flanged and plucked bass, vintage synths, a sexy beat and an incredibly high falsetto and you've got "Orange Blossom" by Santa Barbara band Gardens & Villa. The tune tips its hat to The Talking Heads and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Neil Young: Le Noise

    ​Artist: Neil Young Title: Le Noise Release date: September 28 Label: Reprise Neil Young is a first-rate iconoclast and one of the few successful rock artists who has remained truly uncompromising throughout his long and storied career. Of course, uncompromising can result in inconsistency, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

    ​Artist: Kanye West Title: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Release date: November 22 Label: Roc-A-Fella Fitting, perhaps, that Kanye West's new record, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, is one of the final 15 or so new records that I'll be listening to before this Nothing Not New project t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Sharon Van Etten: Epic

    ​Artist: Sharon Van Etten Title: Epic Release date: September 21 Label: Ba Da Bing! If you're relatively unknown as a musical artist, as is Sharon Van Etten, and you name your record Epic, you'd better be damn sure your record doesn't suck. The good news for Van Etten is that her seven-song r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Robyn: Body Talk

    ​Artist: Robyn Title: Body Talk Release date: November 22 Label: Interscope The critics sure do love the Swedish dance-pop star Robyn, who's been releasing Body Talk in chunks throughout 2010 and now has finally dropped the entire album as one 15-song compendium. But there seems to be a commo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    Beach Fossils: Beach Fossils

    ​What's that you say? Another Brooklyn band made another lo-fi record? And their name has the word beach in it? On paper, Brooklyn indie rockers Beach Fossils sound pretty tame and, frankly, played-out.Luckily, the band's self-titled debut is very impressive, raising the band's profile above ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010
  • Music

    August 7, 2008
  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Docu-Drama

    The man behind the man behind the Moog synthesizer

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Lucky Jim

    Versatile indie visionary Jim O'Rourke works on more records than most people get around to buying

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    The Golden Band

    Genetic research and rock 'n' roll cross paths in the music of Austin's American Analog Set

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Pazz and Jop

    Chicago all-star collective The Sea and Cake returns to blur the musical lines with Oui

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Cracking Wise

    Inscrutability suits Tucson art popsters Wise Folk Malcontent just fine

  • Music

    June 18, 1998

    River of No Return

    Mason Jar makes tentative steps toward the new Millennium

  • Calendar

    December 4, 1997
  • Music

    May 30, 1996

    Shell Game

    Tortoise's sonic collage summons the ghost of prog rock past

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