Owls Two

Amidst the myriad bands formed from the ashes of emo legends Cap'n Jazz sits one undeniably brilliant achievement: the self-titled Owls record (2001). Twelve years later, Two picks up where Owls left off, an excellent sequel to that album's successes.

Stephen Wragg reviews...

Protomartyr Under Color of Official Right

The post-punk foursome's latest is a highly compulsive listen that captures the mundanity of their Detroit upbringing with a depraved poetic squalor.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

John Frusciante Enclosure

RHCP, lo-fi, electronica, singer-songwriter jams--John Frusciante's done it all. With Enclosure, he shows no signs of stopping.

Luiza Lodder is giving this a couple of listens...

Mac DeMarco Salad Days

The affable Brooklyn-via-Montreal singer-songwriter molts into a more refined, adult-like form of the oddball comic rhythms found in his breakthrough album 2.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez did let her go once...


Happy Anniversary... Doolittle

As the Pixies classic turns 25, Carl Purvis looks at why Doolittle still endures, quarter of a century on.

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Slint's Spiderland Box Set

Spiderland, the 1991 landmark release from Louisville, Kentucky quartet Slint, is reissued as an extended boxset with a feature length documentary. 

Sean Caldwell listened and watched and listened some more...


Guy Maddin in Madison

Visiting the University of Wisconsin's main campus, the singular auteur discoursed on "Loss in the Cinema" before a public screening of his free-form docu-fantasia masterwork My Winnipeg.

Grant Phipps discovers...


Visitors (Godfrey Reggio)

Reggio's latest visual odyssey is a deprogramming experience designed to heighten human perception.

Grant Phipps greets...