Dec 11, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

"Slowcore" might have been the easy tag to pin on the Dallas, Texas band Bedhead, but this comprehensive overview amply illustrates the beauty created in recordings that reveal considerably more than a mere inclination not to break a sweat. More

Dec 10, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

PixiesDoolittle has officially reached the quarter-century mark, meaning the record is old enough to rent a car, get wasted on its own post-punk nihilism, and drive that car into a ditch to the sound of Black Francis' shiver-inducing scream (not that we'd ever endorse that kind of behavior). More

Dec 09, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Eighteen years. That's how long Scotland's most whimsical indie ensemble Belle and Sebastian has been around. For a band that's barely scratched the mainstream surface, it's some achievement, especially as Stuart Murdoch's wistful troupe still look a long way off from calling it quits. More

Dec 08, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Sometime Super Furry Animals frontman and Neon Neon mouthpiece, Gruff Rhys, uses his solo albums as a vehicle for travel and self-discovery. On his fourth venture, American Interior, it was not enough to produce only an album; Rhys has also filmed a documentary film, written a book, and developed an app. More

Dec 05, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

It's an unproven medical fact that one in five children born between 1983 and 1985 were conceived while an 8-track tape of Roxy Music's Avalon was playing. A night may begin innocently with roses and a candlelit dinner, but once Bryan Ferry's voice drifts out from the stereo speakers there's little doubt where that evening is heading. More

Dec 04, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

David Bowie compilation albums come and go, adding bits and pieces along the way and growing fatter with each new accomplishment in his ridiculously long and fantastic career.  More

Dec 03, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

"I'm gonna bang this bitch the fuck out," yells Killer Mike before the opening track of Run the Jewels 2. More

Dec 02, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The world doesn't realize how much it needs Deerhoof until a new Deerhoof album appears. More

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Dec 01, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Parkay Quarts is not a typo. It is, in fact, the alter-ego of the increasingly prolific New York punks Parquet Courtsalbeit this time without the full compliment of band mates, retaining only chief songwriters/vocalists Andrew Savage and Austin Brown. More