• Mixtape 132: Holiday

    Mixtape 132: Holiday

    The Just Joans keep it in the family, and they keep it fairly civil, covering their lethally caustic Scottish wit in a layer of pleasant pop.

  • Robyn Hitchcock

    Robyn Hitchcock

    Robyn Hitchcock (Yep Roc). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Olivia Tremor Control

    Olivia Tremor Control

    Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle/ Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume One (Chunklet Industries). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Frontier Ruckus

    Frontier Ruckus

    Impressionistic Michigan documentarians Frontier Ruckus make time in their infinite tour schedule to help Aaron Shaul better understand the opaque beauty of their newest album Deadmalls & Nightfalls.

  • Our Noise

    Our Noise

    Scott Adams finds this compelling history of Merge Records, the underdog label that beat the odds and succeeded, to be insanely readable.

  • Circulatory System

    Circulatory System

    Signal Morning (Cloud Recordings). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Hawk and a Hacksaw

    Hawk and a Hacksaw

    Délivrance (Leaf Label). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • The Instruments

    The Instruments

    Dark Smaland (Orange Twin). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • pacific UV

    pacific UV

    Matthew Moyer gets all dreeeeeeeamy with Portland’s upstart dreampop army, pacific UV. They’ve just released an album that rivals Sigur Ros for lushness – what’s next?

  • Oblio Joes

    Oblio Joes

    Let’s Decompose and Enjoy Assembling! (Twisted Knife). Review by Al Pergande.

  • The Evangelicals

    The Evangelicals

    So Gone (Misra). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Matt Pond PA

    Matt Pond PA

    Brian Heater discusses campfires and other people’s music with the enigmatic Matt Pond.

  • Bunky


    Born to Be a Motorcycle (Asthmatic Kitty). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Bearsuit


    Cat Spectacular (Microindie). Review by Aaron Shaul.

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