It’s taken me way too long to post the new Letting Up Despite Great Faults material, and for that I apologize. This crew has been one of my favorites over my blogging (and pre-blogging) years, in both personality and musicianship. I adore everything they put it out. Frankly, it’s hard not to. Not [...]
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Everything about the world-beating Glaswegian’s latest track is huge.
Nick Zammuto is getting ready to release Anchor, the second album of his post-Books solo career. We already heard the bloopy breeziness of “Great Equator,” and now he’s released a very different offering, “Hegemony.” The new one features hard-hitting live percussion before shifting into a crunchy guitar solo to close things out. It’s a far [...]
We were already anticipating a new album from Flying Lotus last year. He’d been talking about it online and playing new material live. Now we’ve officially gotten word that it’s coming this fall. The producer and Brainfeeder boss’ fifth album will be titled You’re Dead!; it follows 2012′s spacious, dreamy Until The Quiet Comes. There’s [...]
Two years ago, the young Brooklyn-based rock band Nude Beach released their album II, deeply enjoyable piece of classic-rock-informed punk. Every song aimed straight for the pleasure center and hit its target, and I fucked up badly when I didn’t give it Album Of The Week. (Seriously, in three years of writing that column, it’s [...]