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The Babies | Our House on the Hill

This fall, Freaks and Geeks started streaming on Netflix, and, coincidentally, the Babies released their sophomore album.
Woodsist (2012)
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  November 16, 2012

Indie labels fill the majors' void in 2011

During a year when political conversations are increasingly focused on the widening gap between the rich and poor, the corporate elite versus the rest of the world, it makes sense that arts criticism follow.
DIY or die
By LIZ PELLY  |  December 23, 2011
'Sun & Shade' from Woods

Woods | Sun & Shade

As with previous Woods records the instantly entrancing element is Earl's Neil Young–inspired falsetto, wrapped in swirls of gauzy tape hiss.
Woodsist (2011)
By LIZ PELLY  |  June 10, 2011

Real Estate | Real Estate

Real Estate’s buzzed-about debut speaks the language of the season, its slow sunset of sound flush with twinkling Stratocasters, drum kits that trot off into the distance, and anemic vocals that, as with Grizzly Bear or Beach House, magnify the fragility
Woodsist (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 27, 2009