Feb 23, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Calling Dirty Projectors an experimental band, as they are commonly labeled, tells us everything and nothing about output ranging from obscure cultural references to guitar driven art rock.  More

Feb 23, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

It's been a minute since Los Campesinos! have put out any new music. The last time we got a sampling of new Los Campesinos! tunes was when the band decided to release a Christmas EP in 2014.  More

Feb 22, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Psychedelic indie rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already released eight records since their 2012 debut. Last year's Nonagon Infinity was an introduction for many to their infectious sound; pounding rhythm guitars and hyper-surreal lyrics and imagery.  More

Feb 21, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

On their fifth albumPissed Jeans offer yet another album full of commentary on the working world and that of interpersonal relationships from guys with jobs and kids. The music is still raw, sludgy, and what Robert Christgau would've called "pigfuck" back in the '80s to describe some of their influences.  More

Feb 20, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

After four albums, the last three with the same lineup as their current incarnation, New Jersey legends The Feelies broke up abruptly in 1992 when guitarist Bill Million left to move to Florida.  More

Feb 17, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Snapping with flashlight disco, percussive tropicalia, palpable visuals, and devastating pomp, Jens Lekman opens the curtains to life's generous swimming pool with his signature singular musical contemplation and invites us to splash around on the ebullient Life Will See You Now. More

Dutch Uncles

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Memphis Industries

Feb 16, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

Manchester four-piece Dutch Uncles make twisty art-rock with a unique style, incorporating elements of prog and Talking Heads-esque post-punk into their sound. More

Feb 15, 2017 Music Issue # 59 - 15th Anniversary

He's Got the Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands is absurdity at it's most resolute: a bending stream of puzzles and mongering references pouring unapologetically from a band with a history of 20+ years and a 20+ person oft-changing line-up, straight from a voice that has held its course.  More


Fresh Air


Feb 14, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

We've heard that Peter Sagar is Mac DeMarco's touring guitarist. We know he must be good then. But his lo-fi, boyish, oddly smooth R&B treatments under his rather unpresuming Homeshake moniker leave us in a muddled mess.  More