With some new and improved production, Deathspell Omega's ultra-dense approach to progressive metal is sounding more brutal than ever. WATCH THE REVIEW
Though not his boldest or most memorable statement yet, hip hop eccentric Open Mike Eagle certainly delivers something glitchy, colorful, and consistent on 4NML HSPTL . WATCH THE REVIEW
Album after album, Ontario band Metric hones an incredibly polished approach to rock music. WATCH THE REVIEW
Up-and-coming Boston punk outfit Cerce brings together an impressive blend of extreme music styles on this CD-R-printed collection of tracks. WATCH THE REVIEW
On Mount Eerie's latest effort, Phil Elverum managest to transform is usual sounds and emotions into a repetitive, drone-y, and sometimes ambient musical experience. Mostly, it's beautiful, but a few moments felt a bit overlong to me. Plus, despite being well over 40 minutes, I didn't come away from this album feeling completely satisfied with the songs and material I was dealt. Still, it's a very solid album. Phil keeps the sounds of Mount Eerie potent, strange, and emotionally affecting while changing things up enough to keep his musical trajectory interesting for longtime fans. [...]
I've returned to Best Coast's music almost out of a morbid curiosity just to find I'm even less in love with this album than I was the California rock and pop outfit's debut. WATCH THE REVIEW
On their latest album, Maryland band Dope Body blends the sounds of hardcore punk, funk, noise, hard rock, and sludge metal. Then they turn it into a party. WATCH THE REVIEW
To you, what is a "hipster"? What do you think of the word's usage these days? Are you a hipster? Do you hate hipsters? Do you like them? Do you secretly admire hipsters, but then hate on them in a public setting? Is "hipster" a term that accurately defines a group of people, or has it been turned into a cultural slur?
On this album-length collaboration, MC Killer Mike and producer El-P manage to complement one another perfectly any major changes in their respective approaches to hip hop. WATCH THE REVIEW
Though I'm not really a big fan of this new Manson record, I can't help but get nostalgic over his past albums, because I used to be such a huge fan of them. Eh, maybe I still am to a degree. WATCH THE REVIEW
On veteran electronic music producer Squarepusher's latest effort, there's a big return to the more electronic side of the project's artistry. However, it doesn't feel as fresh as it used to-even with the newly incorporated elements of dubstep in some of these tracks. WATCH THE REVIEW
With Ten Stories , mewithoutYou comes to a somewhat underwhelming middle-ground with the post-hardcore and folk influences that informed the band's previous two records. WATCH THE REVIEW
On Animal Collective's new single, the experimental music outfit continue's to lead the pack with some of the most interesting sounds in modern psychedelic music. WATCH THE REVIEW
Stream: Craft Spells- Gallery EP Craft Spells brings another helping of reverb-washed, hypnotic indie pop tunes on the new Gallery EP. It's streaming in full on SoundCloud at the moment. Follow the link above to take a listen. Last year, the band's new album, Idle Labor , got a pretty glowing TND review. You can find that release on Captured Tracks .
Thought Dweller On the Threshold comes into this new, self-titled album with a unique combination of influences, they don't necessarily add up to an incredibly memorable album. WATCH THE REVIEW
While UK-based producer Actress creates some really beautiful sounds on this new album, very few of them last long enough to leave a real impression on me-much less progress very far. WATCH THE REVIEW