Review: Kanye West – “Yeezus”

June 19, 2013 11 comments

Jon Caramanica, in his latest seminal, career-spanning interview, asked of Kanye West: Do you believe in the concept of regret? “If anyone’s reading this waiting for some type of full-on, flat apology for anything, they should just stop reading right now.” That’s bravado at a level we’ve come to expect from one of the more […]

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Album Review: The Doorbells Belong EP

April 29, 2013 No comments yet

Brooklyn based band The Doorbells first caught my attention when opening for The Neighbourhood earlier this year at Glasslands. There was something so Bravery-esque about their sound, which as a big Bravery fan I was of course enjoying. So much so that I checked out their 2011 debut EP Want Your Evil and fell in love with the stand […]

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April 22, 2013 No comments yet

  Over the weekend, Nicolas Jaar released a collaborate 12″ for Record Store Day that includes remixes of  Grizzly Bear‘s “Sleeping Ute”  and Brian Eno‘s “Lux.” While the album sold out, a stream of the Grizzly Bear remix made it’s way online. Jaar extends “Sleeping Ute” into one of his elegantly hypnotic slow-building songs that is  ”guaranteed […]

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Review: Tyler, the Creator – “Wolf”

April 2, 2013 8 comments

The video accompanying Tyler, the Creator’s lead single, “Domo 23″, from his third full length album, Wolf, features a clear, audible friction that occurs around the four minute and 36-second mark. It’s the threshold from which Tyler, the Reckless Misanthrope, crosses into Tyler, the Neptunian Free Spirit. Neither side is particularly stellar, and both exemplify […]

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