Apr 07, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Chaz Bundick, the recording artist whose music most often bears the name Toro y Moi, is a busy chameleon of a producer. More

Apr 06, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

"Glitter Recession" was the name of the opening song on East India Youth's 2014-released debut LP, Total Strife Forever. Now, two full-length albums and an EP into his career, it seems that William Doyle, the man behind the London Docklands-themed name, was actually giving us a description of his sound. More

Mew

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[PIAS] America

Apr 03, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

You expect Mew to play the angles, every single one of them. Fortunately none of them are ever obtuse. More

Boxed In

Boxed In

Nettwerk

Apr 02, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

In the five or so years since the disbandment of his competition-winning group Keith, British master of all things musical Oli Bayston has been busy learning and growing. He spent a good chunk of time becoming skilled at the ins and outs of the studio, writing songs with Lily Allen and Lianne La Havas, among others, and being a pianist-for-hire. Through these endeavors, the London-based Boyston has formed himself into Boxed In. More

Apr 01, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

On their new album Escape from Evil, it appears as if the Baltimore-based quartet Lower Dens have seen the light at the end of the tunnel.  More

Mar 31, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Godspeed You! Black Emperor may be the first instrumental rock band with an almost anthropomorphic career arc. More

Mar 30, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

KintsugiDeath Cab for Cutie's newest album and the follow-up to 2011's Codes and Keys, takes its title from the Japanese art of piecing broken pottery back together; this is especially apt, given recent changes to the group. More

Mar 27, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

There's a common phrase placed on art: "a meditation on death," which makes both the art and the act of grieving and realization of mortality seem like a gentle breeze. More

Mar 27, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Screaming Females inevitably get compared to Sleater-Kinney. Both are power trios, both play loud, simple indie rock, and both are led by women who absolutely wail.  More