Mac DeMarco

Salad Days

Captured Tracks

Apr 24, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

If past releases from Canada's indie rock class clown Mac DeMarco proved anything, it's that he's not shy about playing the fool or writing songsand even entire EPsabout nothing much in particular.  More

Apr 23, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

It has been only a year since The Mary Onettes released its last album, Hit the Waves, and the Swedish four-piece is back with the brand new mini-album, Portico:. More

Jimi Goodwin

Odludek

Heavenly/[PIAS] America

Apr 22, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Maybe Jimi Goodwin got bored. Best known as frontman of post-Britpop outfit Doves, the Manchester veteran spent much of his career producing expansive guitar sounds that rarely deviated from type. More

Apr 21, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Eels' Mark Everett has never been known for his optimism. Even in its sunniest moments, his music is always cut with an element of spiraling introversion. So with a title like The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, it's pretty clear album number 11 isn't going to be all shits and giggles. More

Apr 18, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

A well-titled second album from Toronto's self-described "industrial surf-gazers" Odonis OdonisHard Boiled Soft Boiled sees the band and their walls of noise flitting from the pulverizing to the drunkenly delicate. More

Apr 17, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Tom Jenkinson, aka Squarepusher, has always been caught between his gifted touch as a composer and his compulsion for spectacle. More

Apr 16, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Lo-Fang tries to do too much on his debut album, Blue Film. The project of classically trained multi-instrumentalist cum co-producer Matthew Hemerlein, Blue Film packs in every musical tendency and ability he has. More

Apr 15, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Moving from indie oddballs to pop pleasure-seekers should have been easy for Architecture in Helsinki, but the Australian ensemble are hampered by a desire to be taken seriously on their appallingly-titled fifth LP, NOW + 4EVA. More

Apr 14, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Animal Collective's Dave Portner said his new solo effort, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, was inspired by horror films, like the name implies. The bad news is that if he meant Enter the Slasher Houseto sound scary, he pretty much failed.  More