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Jamie Lidell, ‘Jamie Lidell’ (Warp)

He looks like Adam Levine's older brother, and for the past eight years, Jamie Lidell has sounded a lot like Adam Levine's older brother. Manning…
Eric Harvey / February 21, 2013

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

Caveman, ‘CoCo Beware’ (Magic Man!)

For the past couple of years, led by Arcade Fire and Animal Collective, indie has experienced a return to the '60s ideal of rock-as-communal-shoutfest. But…
Eric Harvey / November 15, 2011

Tycho, ‘Dive’ (Ghostly International)

Divesounds exactly like the music you'd expect from a San Francisco–based graphic designer who shares his pseudonym (Brahe) with the 16th-century scientist who revolutionized the…
Eric Harvey / November 8, 2011

Memoryhouse, ‘The Years EP’ (Sub Pop)

Memoryhouse recall much recent New Age–influenced indie rock, though Denise Nouvion's matter-of-fact enunciation -- very early-'90s MTV Buzz Bin -- cuts through this EP's diffuse…
Eric Harvey / September 13, 2011

The Weeknd, ‘Thursday’ (Self-released)

Want to get effed up and hit an exclusive loft party, but need a creepy sex vibe to seal the deal? Abel Tesfaye has something…
Eric Harvey / August 18, 2011

WU LYF, ‘Go Tell Fire to the 
Mountain’ (LYF)

The hype-engineering? little shits in WU LYF ?have shrouded themselves in a cryptic marketing campaign of revolutionary swag, and on the Manchester quartet's first album,…
Eric Harvey / June 21, 2011