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Tortoise Announce New LP ‘The Catastrophist,’ Share ‘Gesceap’ Single
The Chicago-based abstractionists in Tortoise haven't release an album since 2009's Beacons of Ancestorship, but in early 2016, they've announced today, that'll change. The quintet…
October 6, 2015
David Daniell and Douglas McCombs, ‘Versions’ (Thrill Jockey)
Massive ebow drones, uplifting spirit-jams, drum splat from San Augustin/Tortoise guitarists.
Christopher R. Weingarten
May 17, 2012
WATCH: Beck, Sonic Youth’s Moore Cover Yanni!
After covering albums by the likes of Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, and INXS, Beck's Record Club project is tackling a release from a slightly different…
July 2, 2010
Broken Social Scene Announce New Album
After a five-year wait, Toronto's indie rock supa-dupa-group Broken Social Scene will return May 4 with a new yet-to-be-titled album.
February 1, 2010
20 Worst Album Titles of 2009
Weezer can be counted on for a variety of things: Undeniably catchy choruses with gnomically nonsensical lyrics, disappointing post-2001 albums that exclude superior songs you'll…
August 19, 2009
New Albums from Mars Volta, Gossip, and 13 More
Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
June 23, 2009
Best & Worst of NY’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival
Every fantasy you ever had of exploring the resort hotel from Dirty Dancing, every furtive wish that you'd someday get the chance to say hi…
September 23, 2008
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