Scotland has Belle and Sebastian. Mexico has Julieta Venegas. If ever there were a twee Latin rock artist, Venegas would be its reigning queen. In 15 years of recording, Venegas has evolved, but she has always remained true to a delicate yet strong sensibility rooted in Mexican ranchera music. Her ... More >>
Sirens & Sealions is a troop of six sea creatures with a mission to spread a bright, feel-good sound throughout the city of Miami. That's not my line. It's theirs. Now, I don't normally open with a quote (notice, I even ignored grammatical convention and ditched the bunny ears), but thi ... More >>
Spend Christmas on Mars with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips.Holiday music, ugh. There's nothing festive about reindeer trampling grandmothers, little drummer boys, or catching your mother making out with Santa. In fact, it sucks. But for some reason, it's the type of shit music big-box retailer ... More >>
Indie pop darlings Belle and Sebastian haven't released an album since 2006. Die-hard fans were impressed with the Glasgow 7-piece's two-song contribution to the initial Juno soundtrack in early 2008, but still, we wanted more.Word started to spread in May of this year that the band was "working ... More >>
A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox.
The rock 'n' roll-loving un-DJ.
Theyre more than one-hit wonders.
Let It Roll (Dahlia)
Blowoff (Full Frequency Music)
Make Me Armored (Alias)
The Stars step away from the computer and find their sound
Summer Sun (Matador)
It takes more than just corsets to keep Rasputina tightly strung
Storytelling continues Solondz's bluster of sex, rage, and insanity
Electro-architect Jega designs a geometrically precise pleasure dome