The hyper-romantic Quebec dance-poppers put out what I consider to be a modern classicand great driving recordin 2004's swooning attack against emotional complacency, Set Yourself on Fire. 2007's In Our Bedroom After the War was only slightly less life affirming.
Indie rock’s favorite merry prankster — the Bizkit-covering, self-violating, gap-toothed, boy-king Mac DeMarco — has another collection of chewy guitar-pop treats to share. And for his next trick: normalcy. The Canadian-born and New York-based songwriter has always played harder with sincerity on record than his public persona would suggest; he’s growing up, getting… More »