Dusting ‘Em Off
Ten years ago, they were just a couple of boys from Akron, OH.
Thirty years later, we wonder: “Is this the greatest sophomore album?”
When one thinks of the “4AD Sound”, especially in considering the label’s classic period throughout the ’80s that would factor heavily into what is now called “dream pop”, “ethereal” often comes to mind (with “gossamer” a close second). The elegant arrangements of heavily reverbed guitars run through a series of effects, atmospheric keyboards and voices [...]
Two decades later, we’ve still got the “Fever”.
A filthy, filthy album then and years later.
Revisiting the British band’s magnum opus.
Does anyone remember snail mail?
Here’s where the new Songs for Slim EP picks up from.
On Ravi Shankar’s influence and the power of the Concert.
Why not go 21 years back?