Reviews of new work from Ladytron, Wild Flag, Das Racist, St. Vincent, and Girls.
A reaction to the pristine sweatlessness of today's indie rock bands is emerging.
The Manhattan band creates amalgamations of cultures, moods, and technologies that haven't yet intermingled, but look and sound like they've existed for decades.
'W h o k i l l' is a truly original album that mixes raw African pop and contemporary classical rhythms with fascinating lyrics about American class inequality and racial dynamics.
Plus reviews of new albums by Braids, Fergus and Geronimo, and Smith Westerns.