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Tanlines | Mixed Emotions

Mixed Emotions is a shiny bear-hug of an album — sometimes short on fresh ideas, but never lacking in heart.
True Panther Sounds (2012)
By RYAN REED  |  March 16, 2012

Photos: Tool at the TD Garden

Tool performs live at the TD Garden on Saturday, January 28, 2012.
January 28, 2012
By TIM BUGBEE  |  February 03, 2012
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A postmodern dance lineage sings

Brown's newest work, Les Yeux et l'âme , is a suite of dances from Jean-Philippe Rameau's opera Pygmalion , which Brown directed in Europe last year.
Forest forays
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 26, 2011
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Boris | Attention Please

Two new albums are out this week from Boris.
Sargent House (2011)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  May 27, 2011
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Moby | Destroyed

This was supposed to be some sort of acoustic jaunt, but Moby reverted to what he does best: sounding like Moby.
Mute (2011)
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Pantha du Prince | XI Versions of Black Noise

Outright blandness is the worst sin in all of art.
Rough Trade (2011)
By REYAN ALI  |  May 06, 2011


Julianna Barwick | The Magic Place

Julianna Barwick grew up singing hymns in churches in Louisiana and Missouri, and now the Brooklyn singer replicates those grandiose choir sounds as a solo artist, cloning and looping her own wordless vocals, stringing ambient patchworks with minimal ins
Asthmatic Kitty (2011)
By LIZ PELLY  |  February 12, 2011

Toro Y Moi | Causers Of This

Toro y Moi's debut is a leap into a tactile æsthetic where surreal and sometimes unstable atmospheres lure listeners into simple, soulful songs.
Carpark (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  February 05, 2010