Posts tagged "the music tapes"

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Cat Power, Animal Collective, Crypts, More!

Teh Internetz are rife with previewable music this week. For your ease of unpaid listening, we've rounded up the 10 records you've gotta hear now,…
By: Chris Martins / August 30, 2012

Neutral Milk Hotel Banjo Hawked on Kickstarter for $3,000

Elephant 6-affiliated band the Music Tapes have grand plans for a tour supporting their September 4 album Mary’s Voice called "The Traveling Imaginary," which the…
By: SPIN Staff / August 22, 2012

The Music Tapes, ‘Purim’s Shadows (The Dark Tours the World)’ (Merge)

If there's a way to bang together pieces of recording tape to produce music, Julian Koster will figure it out someday. Until then, he ca…
By: David Menconi / June 14, 2011

New Albums From Ra Ra Riot, Fiery Furnaces and More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today, with more after the jump. Click each album title to read…
By: SPIN Staff / August 19, 2008

The Music Tapes

What? The occasionally off-kilter underground project the Music Tapes is the brainchild of Julian Koster, most notably of seminal indie rockers Neutral Milk Hotel. Koster'…
By: Joseph Coscarelli / August 19, 2008