In his 200-page book named after Pavement's second EP on Drag City Records, Jovanovic captures the most significant times of the influential band's decade-long career.
Panda Park overflows with Eno-esque linear prog-pop progressions in which beauty and soulfulness pervade.
Famed math rockers Don Caballero are poised for a return.... sort of.
Numbers fashions that type of danceable punk that has been oh the rave in the past 18 months. But while you can say that The Rapture sounds like a combination between Public Image Limited and the Cure or that Radio 4 sounds like Gang of Four, you can less accurately pigeonhole Numbers as derivative of one specific influence.
A new round of apologies from CBS, and this time no teats were bared.
Touted as the new Strokes, Interpol or what-have-you, Glasgow's Franz Ferdinand is riding enough hype about their recently released EP, entitled Darts of Pleasure, to become the next big thing in independent rock.
No Matter What You Heard presents its best indie rock, electro, and hip hop of 2003.
It's that time of year when lists are expected of us bloggers. Though my list for best albums of the year is nearly complete, I thought I would give props to the best EPs that battled for playing time this year. So here is the first installment in the No Matter What You Heard best-of series.
Pitchfork Media, that sassy and sardonic bunch of know-it-all indie hipsters. You either love 'em or ya hate 'em. But you at least have to give the independent media outlet some credit for revisiting their Top 100 list of the 1990s.