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The Unicorns – “Let Me Sleep”

The Unicorns recently reunited to play some shows — their first in a decade — opening for Arcade Fire, and as we reported, those performances have been incredible. Timed with this is a reissue of their sole album, Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone, which comes with a handful of bonus tracks. We’ve [...]



Album Of The Week: Pallbearer Foundations Of Burden

Pallbearer don’t sound like Black Sabbath. Or they do, sort of, but only to the extent that early Low sounds like a Phil Spector girl group, or that second-album Bon Iver sounds like Bruce Hornsby. The influence is there, clearly audible, underpinning everything Pallbearer do. But it’s all filtered through waves upon waves of oceanic [...]



DJ Shadow is Back With a Vengeance. Maybe.

Brian Josephs sleeps with the lights on to avoid being white-appropriated. With all the pints of ink that’s been used to dissect it, it’s easy to forget to take a step back in awe at the fact that Endtroducing… was made by a twentysomething-year-old human with a bunch of samples. DJ Shadow’s masterwork is an… Continue reading »

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