Desolation Wilderness

10 Best Albums You Might Have Missed in 2009

When we painstakingly compile our annual Best Albums list, there are always a few outliers, albums that we loved deeply but, for one reason or…
Peter Gaston / December 7, 2009

Desolation Wilderness, ‘New Universe’ (K)

Impressionistic young auteur Nicolaas Zwart honed his band's wistful sound while interning at the studio of K Records founder Calvin Johnson, and received credit at…
William Goodman / August 5, 2009

New Albums from Jay Reatard, Jim James, Japandroids, and More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / August 4, 2009’s Best of the Week, November 10-16

It was a baffling week, one filled with plenty of love and hate. For a little help understanding we turned to the stars.
SPIN Staff / November 15, 2008

Desolation Wilderness’ Trippy Debut Album

By stripping electronic dream-pop to its core and rebuilding it with lo-fi guitars, drums, bass, and vintage keyboards, Olympia, WA's Desolation Wilderness have tapped into…
William Goodman / November 13, 2008