Archive for April, 2010

 

Phantom Band – Freedom Of Speech (album review)

April 26th, 2010

It probably says that I’m not a very good fan when I didn’t realize that most of the members of one of my favorite groups (Can) went on to form another band directly afterwards, and I hadn’t been aware of it until recently. I knew that Holger Czukay had gone on to release some great […]

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Caribou – Swim (album review)

April 21st, 2010

Over the years I’ve come to the realization that I should never underestimate or try to pigeonhole Dan Snaith. With every album he has explored different sounds, and while some of his releases haven’t done quite as much for me (Andorra, in particular), others didn’t wow me on first listen but have grown on me […]

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Clogs – The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton (album review)

April 13th, 2010

A funny thing happened this spring between a couple album releases that inhabited somewhat similar genres. On one hand, I was very much expecting and incredibly excited about Joanna Newsom’s Have One On Me, and on the other hand nearly didn’t even give The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton by Clogs a listen. […]

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Elephant9 – Walk The Nile (album review)

April 1st, 2010

Two years ago, all I was aware of was that Elephant9 was yet another in a long line of collaborative groups on the Rune Grammofon label. Of course, then I heard their debut Dodovoodoo and was totally floored. Here was a trio of artists who took some of their influences and blew them up into […]

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