Last year, when Frank Ocean's Nostalgia, Ultra and The Weeknd's House of Balloons dropped within weeks of each other, critics and music fans celebrated the arrival of a fresh movement in R&B. Though the moods of those recordings differed considerably, they were both remarkably self-assured an ... More >>
The rock 'n' roll-loving un-DJ.
DiagonalDiagonal(Candlelight)One of the great things about the post-everything era, in which hyper-hyphenated, clash up genre bending is the norm, is that the concept of musical taboo is becoming increasingly passe. No longer do you have to be concerned that your particular pet genre doesn't s ... More >>
Free your wallet at Poplife.
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
Reformation Post T.L.C (Narmack)
The Bird and the Bee (Metro Blue)
"Plastic Mile" (Too Pure/Beggars)
Nous Non Plus (Aeronaut)
The Now Sound Redesigned (Light in the Attic)
Mouse on Mars are the radical connectors of electronic architecture
L.A. buzz band Midnight Movies stands out from the pack with its love of Sixties rock and spiritual affairs
More thoughts about Tortoise, Savath & Savalas, and the Windy City
Electronic cut-and-paste man Four Tet perfects his image of a bedsit genius
The Power Out (Too Pure/Beggars Group)
Margerine Eclipse (Elektra)
Sixteen Haiku & Other Stories (Thirsty Ear)
Wherever I Am I Am What Is Missing (Too Pure/Beggars Group)
ABC Music:Radio One Sessions (Strange Fruit/Koch Records)
Faces Down "Astralwerks"
The Magic City makes good by Volumen Cero
Trans Am speeds from Geddy Lee to Krautrock in 60 seconds flat
Until now the only place to See Venus has been on the Web, where its brand of multilayered pop already has gone global
Miami scenesters sound off