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Zomby – ‘Dedication’

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A masked man’s efforts should be shifty, menacing and comforting at once. Zomby’s latest, the exquisite producer’s first release for fab label 4AD, is like sitting at home and hearing the dark, interactive play Sleep No More come to life in your headphones…

2 Dec 2011 | More

Tune-yards to Kick it Up at SXSW Before Releasing ‘Who Kill’ April 19th on 4AD

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The avant-R&B, gritty Afro-beat, folk quartet led by Merrill Garbus, known as tUnE-yArDs, boasts not one, but two sax players, a ukelele, bass and drums. That’s quite a force to be reckoned with.

16 Mar 2011 | More

Broken Records – ‘Let Me Come Home’

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For Scottish ballad rockers, Broken Records certainly have an undeniable lust for sweeping Americana orchestrations, with lush choruses, sad, serene country girl/boy duets…

12 Jan 2011 | More

The Mountain Goats at Webster Hall, NYC, 12.01.09

John Darnielle is, inarguably, one of the most revered and prolific storytellers in indie rock. Playing to a packed crowd, the Mountain Goats brought to life a medley of ditties that span an almost twenty-year career (with a back catalog so overflowing it would take paragraphs to gloat about).

2 Dec 2009 | More

Broken Records – ‘Until the Earth Begins to Part’

If the epic, Highlands strings and fiery earnestness of Broken Records’ album opener, “Nearly Home”, doesn’t tug you by the …Read the Rest

7 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More

The Big Pink at Mercury Lounge, NYC, 6.15.09

The Big Pink looked spiffy as they gathered up on stage.  The London fivesome sported a melange of fashion that …Read the Rest

17 Jun 2009 | 1 comment | More