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St. Vincent Announces Spring Tour

St. Vincent will tour Europe throughout February and March before returning stateside in April for Coachella. tUnE-yArDs is opening for her twice, 4/17 in Tucson and 4/24 in Oakland. She’s touring in support of the excell...

Woman’s Hour

When The xx won the Mercury Prize in 2010, the UK knew they had a winner. When “Shelter” became a pivotal track to feature on mixed CDs everywhere, there was a real sense that an alternative and edgy group had prope...


Best Albums of 2011: Top Ten

The top ten albums of 2011 are revealed.

Obscure Sound: Best of September 2011

September’s compilation is massive… I don’t know where to start. These twenty tracks from the past month, ranging in every style from soothing folk to Halloween-themed hip-hop, offer greater diversity than usu...


St. Vincent – Strange Mercy (2011)

Strange Mercy marks a sonic growth for Annie Clark. More so than ever, she’s taking the inherent grandiosity of her instrumentation to its natural conclusion, turning each track into a swelling, jangly, distorted, yet organized...

Sufjan Stevens – The Age of Adz (2010)

Abandoning his overly-tenacious "50 States Project", and going through some rather public digression away from the idea of an “album” or “song”, Sufjan Stevens has put together the monstrous, the epic, the grandiose The Age of ...


Interview with The New Pornographers

It’s almost dark, and I am sitting in front of the fountain that decorates the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, NY. Walking towards me is Kathryn Calder and her manager Euvin Weeber. Kathryn is looking like anyone else in...

White Hinterland’s Chronos and Kairos

It is easy to rave about Casey Dienel’s voice, which recalls Joni Mitchell’s eclectic stylistic arsenal as much as Victoria Legrand’s ghostly croon. Even those that do not like her project, White Hinterland, a...