Archive for February, 2009


White Bird Release by Pan American (album review)

February 22nd, 2009

I’ve been a fan of Labradford since I heard the bone-sapping drones of their debut album Prazision. That release was not only one of my first excursions into ambient drone flecked with noise, but also my introduction to the Kranky record label. Considering my listening paths over the course of the past 15 years or […]

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Eine Kleine Nacht Musik – S/T (album review)

February 16th, 2009

This is one of those little releases that came out of absolutely nowhere (for me, at least) and has absolutely lodged its way into my speakers and makes me wonder why more people aren’t talking in gushing ways about it. The work of one Henry Smithson (aka the incredibly prolific producer Riton), Eine Kleine Nacht […]

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Andrew Bird – Noble Beast (album review)

February 8th, 2009

Despite not really catching my ear with his first couple solo releases, Andrew Bird started winning me over with Weather Systems and basically hasn’t let go since then. He’s kind of an odd fellow, writing incredibly catchy songs that not only incorporate a fair amount of whistling and violin, but lots of rather large words […]

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