Jan 8, 2017
This Tooth & Nail Records Catalog Is a ’90s Christian Music Time Capsule
I’d spend hours poring over catalogs like these, trying to decide what music to buy with my meager college paychecks.
Dec 31, 2016
My Favorite Songs of 2016
2016 sucked in many ways. But there was beautiful music to be heard in the midst of the year’s ugliness.
Dec 29, 2016
25 Albums (and 1 Reissue) I’m Looking Forward to Hearing in 2017
One of my favorite albums gets reissued and several great shoegaze/noise-pop acts return with promises of new music.
Dec 27, 2016
I’d Buy a 25th Anniversary Reissue of The Violet Burning’s Strength in a Heartbeat
It’d be a shame to overlook the anniversary of one of Christian music’s true masterpieces.
Dec 10, 2016
In Rotation: Emily Jane White, Yagya, Trance to the Sun, 1 Mile North
Dark-tinged folk balladry, spacey techno from Iceland, goth-y psychedelia, and stripped down post-rock.
Dec 2, 2016
Get in the Holiday Spirit with Low’s New Christmas Song
Mimi Parker’s lovely voice makes “Some Hearts (at Christmas Time)” another fine Christmas tune from the slowcore pioneers.
Nov 29, 2016
Cigarettes After Sex’s Romantic Dreampop Makes the Case for Quality Over Quantity
They’ve only released seven songs in four years, and each song is a lovely little gem in its own right. Even the REO Speedwagon cover.
Nov 21, 2016
Listen to HKE’s Awesome (Though Sadly Rejected) Song for the Ghost in the Shell Trailer
No disrespect to Depeche Mode, but HKE’s track is a better match for the Ghost in the Shell aesthetic.
Nov 10, 2016
Lift to Experience’s Remastered Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads is Coming in February
And yes, that’s really the new artwork. Those Texas boys are something else.
Nov 4, 2016
Listen to “Cloudburst,” the Wonderful First Single from Airiel’s Molten Young Lovers
It has everything you could ever possibly want in a shoegaze song.
Oct 19, 2016
In Rotation: Sleep Experiments, Atomine Elektrine, The Radio Dept. & Circle of Dust (Review)
Autumnal dream-pop, cosmic electronic music, impeccable Swedish pop, and the final Circle of Dust reissue.