This kind of behavior is really unacceptable. APW photo by Rebecca Smeyne.In the week a shiny pair of crispy white shoes ventured out to New Jersey and All Points West, never to return, we joined the rest of the rainsoaked masses in saluting the Beastie Boys, who weren't there, though they di ... More >>
Pink Mountaintops released the ridiculously gorgeous Outside Love back in May, the band's third LP. On it, bandleader and Black Mountain moonlighter Stephen McBean pulled a last album Magnetic Fields trick, making a Jesus & Mary Chain record with all the wrong instruments. But Outside Love is more ... More >>
Noah KalinaSpeaking of Pink Mountaintops, Stereogum today posts a new song from Castanets, a similarly veteran one-man/big-band psychedelic folk act. "Worn From the Fight (With Fireworks)" is as good a title as any--like most Ray Raposa compositions, the song is low-key and dazed and a certai ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
The man who's reviewed 12,000 records reviews 32 shows in 30 days