Reviews

Hiss Tracts
Shortwave Nights

Members of Growing and Godspeed You! Black Emperor do much more than simply drone us to death

LIVE PHOTOS/REVIEW: Future Islands + Omar Souleyman @ House of Vans, 8.7.14

'Letterman' was just the beginning

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Moss Icon
Complete Discography

LIVE PHOTOS/REVIEW: Nine Inch Nails @ Jones Beach Theater, 8.1.14

Trent Reznor leads his leanest band yet

The Notwist On… Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile

"It frees jazz... again"

SONG OF THE DAY:
NehruvianDOOM, “Om”

Ring in the 10th anniversary of Madvillain with yet another solid DOOM collab

SONG OF THE DAY: Perfume Genius, “Queen”

A bold step forward, leaving the spare backdrop of his last two LPs behind for more experimental fare

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Wolves in the Throne Room, Celestite

The not-quite-black-metal band expands their universe by referencing Tangerine Dream, Popol Vuh and Brian Eno

SONG OF THE DAY:
Grimes + Blood Diamonds, “Go”

"It’s our summer jam so we figured we should put it out"

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Lower
Seek Warmer Climes

"Stagnancy is for the lazy"

SONG OF THE DAY:
White Fence, “Like That”

"My room was tired of me, so we took a break, and I fucked some other room"

Various Artists
Fuzzy Felt Folk

Jonny Trunk presents a spooky children's music compilation "made for dancing, skipping and dreaming"

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Pete Namlook
Air I + II

From Atlantis to interzone

ALBUM OF THE DAY:
Jon Hassell & Brian Eno
Fourth World Vol. 1: Possible Musics

"'Fourth World' is an entire week of Saturdays. It's about heart and head as the same thing... a beautiful girl and a beautiful situation at the same time."

SONG OF THE DAY:
Cold Specks, “Absisto”

The singer's recent Swans sessions appear to have rubbed off a bit