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12

Sep

10 Essential Swan Song Albums

11

Sep

Music Blues - Things Haven’t Gone Well

It’s a collection of low-end-heavy riffs and throbs, churning and roaring and slowly unfurling like a noxious sheet of magma blanketing a condemned city. It has song titles like “Failure” and “Death March” and “Hopelessness and Worthlessness.” It’ll probably make a bad day much worse.

Music Blues - Things Haven’t Gone Well

It’s a collection of low-end-heavy riffs and throbs, churning and roaring and slowly unfurling like a noxious sheet of magma blanketing a condemned city. It has song titles like “Failure” and “Death March” and “Hopelessness and Worthlessness.” It’ll probably make a bad day much worse.

10

Sep

Interpol - El Pintor

Up or down, positive or dour, pick a damn direction. Instead, El Pintor merely reaches a familiar, comfortable level of discomfort.

Interpol - El Pintor

Up or down, positive or dour, pick a damn direction. Instead, El Pintor merely reaches a familiar, comfortable level of discomfort.

Last night The Replacements performed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - their first NBC appearance since being banned in 1986.

Last night The Replacements performed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - their first NBC appearance since being banned in 1986.

09

Sep

Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

this time around, the band wears their derivative rock influences with greater pride and bombast; the production is more polished and the hooks bring in a small amount of the singer-songwriter timbre Grainger picked up while touring with his Sebastien Grainger and The Mountains.

Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

this time around, the band wears their derivative rock influences with greater pride and bombast; the production is more polished and the hooks bring in a small amount of the singer-songwriter timbre Grainger picked up while touring with his Sebastien Grainger and The Mountains.

Interview: Liturgy

'I’m very interested in rap, and what it could be like to use the idea of “rap metal” in a context that’s very different from what we know of as rap metal from the ’90s. Thinking black metal and rap together in the same aesthetic world is very difficult, and ends up both undermining and underscoring the meaning of black metal in interesting ways.'

Interview: Liturgy

'I’m very interested in rap, and what it could be like to use the idea of “rap metal” in a context that’s very different from what we know of as rap metal from the ’90s. Thinking black metal and rap together in the same aesthetic world is very difficult, and ends up both undermining and underscoring the meaning of black metal in interesting ways.'

08

Sep

Album of the Week: Ryan Adams- s/t

42 minutes of roots-heavy, big-hearted rock ‘n’ roll that should sound comforting to anyone who’s waited all this time for Adams to release another record driven by meaty hooks and electric guitars that didn’t sound like Rock N Roll.

Album of the Week: Ryan Adams- s/t

42 minutes of roots-heavy, big-hearted rock ‘n’ roll that should sound comforting to anyone who’s waited all this time for Adams to release another record driven by meaty hooks and electric guitars that didn’t sound like Rock N Roll.

05

Sep

10 Essential Albums produced by Steve Albini
Endless Playlist: Aphex Twin - “minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]“

I figured he’d gone out to get that proverbial pack of cigarettes and never intended to release another full-length.

Endless Playlist: Aphex Twin - “minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]“

I figured he’d gone out to get that proverbial pack of cigarettes and never intended to release another full-length.

04

Sep

Endless Playlist: Flying Lotus - “Never Catch Me” [feat. Kendrick Lamar]