Nov 26, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Thom Yorke is at the point in his career where anything he does is going to be viewed with the importance of a revelation from Mount Sinai. More

Nov 25, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Have Pink Floyd, never the most beloved band in certain music critic circles, finally beaten the industry and signed off with an unreviewable album? After all, it is the critic's duty to devote a record their full attention, to listen closely and examine it in detail. More

Nov 24, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Even those who detest Ariel Pink's think piece-baiting persona will likely admit that, on some level, the L.A. pop savant is an important artist. New generation ironists Mac DeMarco and Foxygen simply wouldn't exist without him. More

Nov 24, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Ariel Pink cuts a pretty divisive figure in indie music circles. His work over the last decade has oscillated wildly between beautiful weird wisps of '70s soft rock and off-kilter absurdist pop that's so aggressively strange it's practically littered with punch lines. More

Antony and the Johnsons and Charles Atlas

Turning

Antony and the Johnsons and Charles Atlas: Turning (Secretly Canadian)

Nov 21, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

A combination concert film and documentary, Turning is the collaborative work of Antony Hegarty (of Antony and the Johnsons) and Charles Atlas. Turning intimately documents 13 women and men as they lay bare their childhoods, their insecurities, and their experiences as transsexual individuals.  More

Clark

Clark

Warp

Nov 20, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

As is the case with a significant portion of the Warp Records roster, Clark is one of those artists who is revered in electronic music circles as one of the pioneers of the genre.  More

Nov 19, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The mastery on display here is that the mix comes out as sublime as it does. Even as James Graham sings, once again, about loss and loneliness, it's expertly paired with a hypnotic or compelling mix. A sommelier of emotions, if you will. More

Nov 18, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The video trailers for Words for the Blind capture a commanding and ethereal performance from two of the most innovative bands performing today: dressed in black, in a black room, and surrounded by white light and haze. More

Nov 17, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Leave it to Mark Kozelek to outdo Charlie Brown in sad-sappery vis-à-vis the holidays. More