The Great Detachment by Wintersleep

Intellectual Madame de Staël once said "One must choose in life between boredom and suffering." If Wintersleep were to make their decision, they would...

Night Thoughts by Suede

Hi.  My name is Phil, and I was a Suedeaholic. During Suede’s initial run, I was not only a fan of their music, I also...

Pool by Porches

"The quiet ones are who you should worry about." An acquaintance once told me this so I could acknowledge the dangers of both extroverts...

Big Black Coat by Junior Boys

After parting ways for five years in order to focus on solo projects, Junior Boys comprised of Hamilton natives, Jeremy Greenspan and Matt Didemus,...

Emotional Mugger by Ty Segall

There's something demented about the infant figure on the cover of Ty Segall's Emotional Mugger that, understandably, strikes discomfort within the hearts of those...

Moth by Chairlift

Boomboxes sit on pillars while high schoolers with Obey caps try breakdancing to show off to their friends and dorky crushes. The youth of...

Between Parallel Lights by Schonwald

Following their incredible release of Dream For The Fall, Italy’s darkwave duo Schonwald have released Between Parallel Lights.  The album is rife with the...

Adore Life by Savages

The Greek film Dogtooth frames the world outside home as a place that will tear one apart. Kittens become imagined as bloodthirsty creatures, the...

Leave Me Alone by Hinds

My fridge contains a two-year-old can of Pabst Blue Ribbon (one I dared myself to pour over my head if Alvvays had won the...

Feels Like by Bully

Bully don't let their name go to waste. Instead of bringing up images of PSAs involving rough youngsters shouting expletives at a camera, the...

Sprained Ankle by Julien Baker

There was a time in high school when I crafted a playlist specifically with songs to mope over. The act of purposely feeling gloomy...

Kunk by Dope Body

The word "armistice" is antithetical to the squeaky bombs that Dope Body's Kunk launches through its track listing. This Baltimore Noise Rock band trades...