Roots Manuva: 4everevolution
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Roots Manuva: 4everevolution

Roots Manuva is always coming in second. The London rapper will always suffer being the…

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A$AP Rocky: LIVELOVEA$AP
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A$AP Rocky: LIVELOVEA$AP

Houston’s in Texas, not Harlem. But try telling that to A$AP Rocky. Founder and leader…

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High Places: Original Colors
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High Places: Original Colors

High Places Original Colors Rating: 3.8/5.0 Label: Thrill Jockey Thank God they’re doing better. High…

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Loney, Dear: Hall Music
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Loney, Dear: Hall Music

Loney Dear Hall Music Rating: 3.9/ 5.0 Label: Polyvinyl Record Co. Jens Lekman isn’t the…

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Ladytron: Gravity the Seducer
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Ladytron: Gravity the Seducer

Ladytron Gravity the Seducer Rating: 3.5/5.0 Label: Nettwerk Beneath the sheen, synthpop has a lot…

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Revisit: Modest Mouse: The Lonesome Crowded West
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Revisit: Modest Mouse: The Lonesome Crowded West

Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look.…

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Dos: Dos y Dos
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Dos: Dos y Dos

Dos Dos y Dos Rating: 3.1/5.0 Label: Original Recordings Group Technical proficiency isn’t everything. While…

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2011 San Diego Comic-Con Recap
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2011 San Diego Comic-Con Recap

Last year I covered the San Diego Comic-Con for Spectrum Culture, and it was a…

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The Rosebuds: Loud Planes Fly Low
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The Rosebuds: Loud Planes Fly Low

The Rosebuds Loud Planes Fly Low Rating: 3.7/5.0 Label: Merge Contrary to popular musical opinion,…

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Planningtorock: W
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Planningtorock: W

Planningtorock W Rating: 3.5/5.0 Label: DFA “Art music”: the term alone begs to have eyes…

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