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Various Artists | Pop Ambient
It'd be easy to understand a resistance to "ambient" music — beyond all of its unfortunate Enya and dusty Eno connotations.
| January 29, 2010
Julianna Barwick | Florine
When someone describes an album as “hmmm, I dunno, sort of like Enya if she were from Brooklyn” — that person is not setting you up for success with said album.
| December 04, 2009
The Big Hurt: Season's beatings
Taking advantage of your seasonal obligation to buy stuff for people, the music industry unleashes its annual torrent of giftable crap: holiday albums, greatest-hits packages, high-profile releases, deluxe reissues.
The Big Hurt holiday shopper
| December 04, 2009
Sollilaquists of Sound | No More Heroes
I've heard that the occasional rose is known to grow from concrete, but from tourist-trap strip malls like Orlando?
| July 10, 2009
Crossword: ''Out with the old''
You know the rest
| May 28, 2008
In any experiment, failure isn’t the greatest risk — cruelty is.
DJ Spooky at the Institute of Contemporary Art, January 26, 2008
| January 29, 2008
And it Stones me
Hey, someone’s got to keep the flame alive.
Everybody get UltraViolent at the Deering Grange
| July 02, 2007
Editors' pick: Low notes
Absurdly low guitar tunings are typically employed only by the heaviest of heavy-metal bands looking to punish eardrums with evil cannonballs of six-string sludge.
| April 19, 2007
Hooray for Earth singer/guitarist Noel Heroux spends so much time at his band’s Allston rehearsal space, you could imagine he practically lives there. And in fact he does, sleeping on an air mattress among broken guitar parts and empty beer cans. Hoora
Hooray for Earth’s smashing debut
| September 15, 2006
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