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Five Years Later: The Best Albums of 2008!!

Five Years Later: The Best Albums of 2008!!

Spectrum Culture Staff January 5, 2014 0

Five years is an eternity in the life of a record. When coming up with this feature, the question the Spectrum Culture staff pondered was this: “How well do these albums play NOW!” Not

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M83: Reunion

M83: Reunion

Joe Clinkenbeard May 24, 2012 0

For the uninitiated, M83’s “Reunion” is Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’s second single, and as an EP it comes packaged with six remixes. The original kicks off with an Edge-sized guitar riff and criss-crossed percussion,

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Concert Review: M83

Concert Review: M83

David Harris May 6, 2012 0

(Photos: Peta Calvert) The year 2012 is something of a victory lap for M83. Why else tour on a double album that landed on numerous shortlists for record of the year in 2011 after

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The Top 20 Albums of 2011

The Top 20 Albums of 2011

Spectrum Culture Staff December 15, 2011 0

20. Fucked Up – David Comes to Life [Matador] The most ambitious band to vaguely fit under the description of “hardcore punk” since Refused dissolved, Toronto sextet Fucked Up have outdone themselves with this

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Top 25 Songs of 2011

Top 25 Songs of 2011

Spectrum Culture Staff December 14, 2011 1

25. St. Vincent – “Surgeon” [4AD] To know Annie Clark is to love her. The versatile songstress and musician has been making indie hearts melt since her time with the Polyphonic Spree, and her

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M83: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

M83: Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming

Josh Goller October 17, 2011 0

M83 Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming Rating: 3.0/5.0 Label: Mute Records With his sixth release, dream pop-weaver Anthony “M83″ Gonzalez captures the scope of his expansive double album in its four word title; Hurry Up,

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