Tag Archives: indie

Deerhunter – Fading Frontier

For all their nonthreatening and unassuming familiarity, the 14-year-old Deerhunter are a hard band to pin down. In a recent “batshit” interview, Bradford Cox confirmed this when he declared, “It all just comes from nowhere,” confounding our hopes that his band’s music could be encapsulated in a few neat and tidy epigraphs. At first glance, the trajectory the Georgian […]

Alex G – Beach Music

It’s often regarded as damning criticism to refer to an artist and their work as ‘indulgent’. Yet when the artist is Alex G, and when the only thing that’s being indulged by his debut album for Domino is a fertile pop sensibility, it becomes apparent that ‘indulgent’ is really just a placeholder for a more specific failing […]