A reflection on a band too smart and too daring to live forever.
Articles by Dean Essner
Fun and quirky release from Thee Oh Sees’ frontman.
Everything a Superchunk side project should be.
Parts of Chaz Bundick’s latest are delightful, but it also feels calculated.
A subdued, straightforward addition to The Go! Team’s fascinating catalog.
A well-written, but troublingly snide solo effort from the Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist.
To the Kevin Barnes completists out there, it’s totally worth a listen.
An emotionally monotonous, one-dimensional record.
A bracing product of 21st century nostalgia full of jarring, melodic twists and garishly sexual lyrics.
Alex Zhang Hungtai’s last album as Dirty Beaches finds a complacent resting place.
Why are we obsessed with the vague murmurs caught in the echo chamber?
The defining Scottish indie pop band.