Reviews - Page 124

Pontiak, ‘Echo Ono’ (Thrill Jockey)

Three Virginia brothers spew orthodox psych-stoner noise (scuzzy guitars, slovenly voices), flirt with tedium.
Jon Young / February 23, 2012

Donato Dozzy & Neel, Voices From the Lake (Prologue)

Inspired by an outdoors set in Japan, Zen techno for mist and fireflies. The hills are alive.
Philip Sherburne / February 23, 2012

Lucky Dragons, ‘Existers’ (Swill Children)

Life-glitch, peace cries, and looping kalimbas: A 21-minute daily affirmation.
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 23, 2012

Wymond Miles, Earth Has Doors (Sacred Bones)

Fresh & Onlys guitarist builds shack between the Cure and Syd Barrett, records the sounds in between.
J. Edward Keyes / February 23, 2012

Review: Windy & Carl, ‘We Will Always Be’

If your navel was as guitar-lush and drone-lovely as these ambient veterans’, you’d gaze at it too.
David Marchese / February 23, 2012

Review: Jonquil, ‘Point of Go’

Overripe English cheese strives for Aztec Camera’s state of grace, but smells more like Wham!
Jon Young / February 23, 2012

Review: Grimes, ‘Visions’

Claire Boucher has called her music "post-Internet," but perhaps a more specific view of Visions, her first LP for 4AD, would be "post-Tumblr." The blogging…
Eric Harvey / February 23, 2012

Sleigh Bells, ‘Reign of Terror’ (Mom+Pop)

For all their retro-reverence, Sleigh Bells aren't a nostalgia act — they're the future-perfect and imperviously eternal now of pure teenage dissonance. The duo's sophomore…
Jessica Hopper / February 22, 2012

Review: Paul McCartney, ‘Kisses on the Bottom’

Who the fuck is Paul McCartney?" That was the gist, more or less, of a series of tweets — some ironic, many apparently genuine —…
J. Edward Keyes / February 22, 2012

Lindstrom, ‘Six Cups of Rebel’ (Smalltown Supersound)

"In Norway, there was no 'disco sucks' campaign," Norwegian cosmic-disco producer Hans-Peter Lindstrøm told the Daily last year. If that's the reason he makes the…
Michaelangelo Matos / February 22, 2012

Flaming Lips Play Full ‘Soft Bulletin,’ Initiate Confetti Orgy at Noise Pop

The Flaming Lips Bimbo’s 365 Club San Francisco, CA Tuesday, February 21, 2012…
Rob Harvilla / February 22, 2012

Air, ‘Le Voyage Dans La Lune’ (Virgin)

In the beginning, cinema documented reality, or something like it. As a Parisian theater owner and performing magician, Georges Méliès was naturally more concerned with…
Barry Walters / February 19, 2012

Review: Beth Jeans Houghton, ‘Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose’

Brit thrush swoops from murmur to keen. Ramshackle band charms. Noteworthy lyrics TK?
Keith Harris / February 17, 2012

Review: Orange Goblin, ‘A Eulogy For The Damned’

Weed? Check. Sabbath tape? Blasting. PCP and porno? Arm's reach. Let's do this!
Kory Grow / February 17, 2012

Review: Tolouse Low Trax, ‘Jeidem Fall’

Kreidler psycho-geographer maps tribal frug to factory chug. Like tar-pit steampunk, sticky and slow.
Philip Sherburne / February 17, 2012
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