Aug 25, 2016
Endless Summer by The Midnight (Review)
The Midnight’s take on ’80s pop is packed with synthesizer goodness — and blazing guitar and sax solos galore.
Aug 13, 2016
Stranger Things, Volume 1 by Kyle Dixon, Michael Stein (Review)
Dixon and Stein have composed a rich, evocative score that brings the world of “Stranger Things” to life all on its own.
Aug 7, 2016
Serenity by Bvdub (Review)
Bvdub’s music is euphoric enough for any discothèque but its true appeal lies in its moody, contemplative aspect.
Aug 4, 2016
Rain Temple by 2814 (Review)
Though created by two vaporwave luminaries, this album’s best moments transcend that genre’s aesthetics.
Jul 5, 2016
Slow by Starflyer 59 (Review)
For over two decades, Jason Martin’s “blue collar” approach to music has resulted in an impressively reliable discography.
May 23, 2016
Slow City by Liz Janes (Review)
A wonderfully direct and captivating album, though it’s somewhat hampered by some muddled production.
May 21, 2016
In Rotation: Winter Severity Index, William Ryan Fritch, 2814 & Eco Virtual (Review)
Wintry darkwave, glorious orchestral-folk cacophonies, sleepy urban soundscapes, and vaporwave muzak.
May 12, 2016
Hyper Light Drifter (Original Soundtrack) by Disasterpeace (Review)
Disasterpeace’s evocative soundtrack is reason enough to play “Hyper Light Drifter.”
Apr 23, 2016
Settlers by Western Skies Motel (Review)
Leave it to a guy from Denmark to compose the perfect soundtrack for driving across the Nebraska prairie.
Apr 21, 2016
Blind Spot EP by Lush (Review)
Lush’s first release in two decades contains nothing all that groundbreaking — but why would it need to?
Apr 16, 2016
Wavehymnal EP by Makeup & Vanity Set (Review)
Another solid, engaging release by one of the best musicians working in electronic music today.