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Of Montreal exposed

"I've always been drawn to a density of ideas," states Kevin Barnes, plaintively.
Kevin Barnes flashes his indie-rock cred
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 10, 2010

Photos: Of Montreal at the Paradise, 2010

Photos of Of Montreal performing at the Paradise
Of Montreal, live at the Paradise, January 27, 2010
By TANYA PAGLIA  |  February 05, 2010

Odd men in

When Beyoncé, in a recent Guardian interview, pegged Georgia art weirdos Of Montreal as a group with whom she'd love to collaborate, the real weirdness was in how sensible it all seemed — as pop music has gotten skronkier and more fuzzed-out, indie ro
Of Montreal might be weird enough for the mainstream
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 22, 2010

The society of the spectacle

Of Montreal live at the Paradise, April 21
Of Montreal live at the Paradise, April 21
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 01, 2009

Slideshow: Of Montreal at the Paradise

Photos Of Montreal, live at the Paradise
Of Montreal, live at the Paradise, April 21, 2009
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  April 24, 2009

Of Montreal | Skeletal Lamping

This feast isn’t without a good deal of filler.  
Polyvinyl (2008)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 28, 2008



Depending on your outlook, Dan Snaith is either a genius auteur or a misguided, egomaniacal control freak.

Caribou at the Paradise Rock Club, March 26, 2008

By WILL SPITZ  |  April 01, 2008

Easy, tiger

It’s been interesting to, however briefly, listen to songs I’ll likely still enjoy in twenty years.
Reconsidering hipsterism, sensitivity, and Ryan Adams’s legacy
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 12, 2007

Wincing the blogs away

In the first quarter of 2007, more than a dozen bands who made very big names for themselves via the Internet hype machine face a compelling and dangerous question: what does it take to maintain your cred and succeed commercially in such a dynamic enviro
Indie rockers try selling out for a change
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 17, 2007

Of Montreal

Now that the Apples in Stereo are reunited and have a new album coming out next month, Of Montreal can no longer lay claim to the distinction of being the only Elephant 6 band of note to outlive the once-sprawling psych-pop collective’s sad demise.
Hissing Fauna, Are you the Destroyer? | Polyvinyl
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 16, 2007

The M's

Like their current tour mates Of Montreal, this Chicago quartet know how to keep ’60s-inspired guitar pop interesting: you throw in as many different sonic signifiers as you can.
FUTURE WOMEN | Polyvinyl
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 02, 2006