Jam Pack Wednesday: The Strokes, The Stevens, Mogwai, Pure X, and Rachel Zeffira
The Strokes' "All the Time" is not the return to form single everyone wishes it would be. To be a true return to the peak of reserved cool, one ...
The Rockometer: Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
At its most poignant, the triumphant post-rock of Godspeed ...
Roadtrip Review: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Majestic Theater, Detroit 03.29.2011
The drive, the wait, the opening act who had a bank full of noises and a Kaos pad and wasn't afraid to use it, the music playing in between acts, ...
C’mon Get Heavy with Black Math Horseman
Today it's called doom. Five years ago it was stoner rock, ten years ago it was desert rock, and thirty years ago, it was just plain heavy, man. ...
The Rockometer feat. Grails, Jay Reatard, Crystal Antlers, and Fujiya and Miyagi
GrailsDoomsdayer's HolidayTemporary ResidenceWhen considered in tandem, the songs "Reincarnation Blues," and "Predestination Blues" from Grails' ...
Moving Pictures: "BatCat" by Mogwai and "Wucan" by Black Mountain
Be forewarned, Mogwai's video for "BatCat" gets a bit creepy. First there's the creepy kid, and the creepy couple in the creepy Stanley Kubrick ...
The Rockometer featuring Wolf Parade, Sigur Ros, Sloan, and Ratatat
Wolf ParadeAt Mount ZoomerSub PopIt seems like ages ago, when the Montreal weird rock quartet, Wolf Parade, scored underground success with their ...
A Double Shot of Post-Rock Featuring New Jams From Mogwai and Laura
Perhaps taking some cues from noisy upstarts in the instrumental rock arena like Mogwai's tour partners, F*ck Buttons, "The Sun Smells Too Loud," ...