This'll be a bit perverse, but so will every review. I'm not My Bloody Valentine's No. 1 fan but I do love them, and not just the timeless pyramid Loveless. More so than any other critics' band, I've never thought their legend annoying enough to feel the temptation to backlash. Their singles and EP ... More >>
Yuck with American fanThe New Jersey-Hiroshima-London-Scotland (according to their MySpace) outfit Yuck is one of my favorite new bands, but they might as well be one of my favorite old bands: the sound of their self-titled debut, out next Tuesday on Fat Possum, is a formula honed and perfected i ... More >>
Mmm... Garamond Pro.
On Wednesday Kill Rock Stars and Domino announced the early November release of An Introduction to... Elliott Smith. It's been almost seven years since Smith stabbed himself in the chest, since which time his grave has hardly been quiet, what with a posthumous album, and a co ... More >>