He’s known for getting nude on stage while covering U2’s “Beautiful Day,” and then shocking the audience by shoving drumsticks up his sphincter. The Canadian-born musician often wears a denim button-down with an American flag design and a ‘Seattle’ hat on his head. He rocks a wide gap between his […]
For a group with a track record as long as Animal Collective’s, it’s astounding how little Centipede Hz sounds like their past work. If anything, it most closely approximates the underworld sounds of Avey Tare’s solo album Down There.
Animal Collective is not the band people think it is, simply because it’s never been.
“YES” seems a more appropriate name for this album, at least cosmetically. No cavern is left untrodden, no matter how dark or foreboding. And the earth-shattering metal that intersperses them is the best part.
Frank Ocean’s debut LP, channel ORANGE, is an album of undirected life and young love. These concepts have been seen before, but it’s the angle in which Ocean sees them that makes them fresh.
“There’s an answer/ I haven’t found it/ But I will keep dancing ‘til I do,” sings Dave Longstreth on Dirty Projectors’ single “Dance for You.” It’s clear from Swing Lo Magellan and Longstreth’s interviews, pockmarked with “I’m not sure” and “I don’t know”, that he is modest enough to admit he doesn’t know […]
Similar in cosmetics to the also fancifully named Father John Misty, The Daredevil Christopher Wright returns with a sophomore LP that pairs baroque arrangements with dire sentiment.
When it comes to hip-hop culture Jacksonville is one of the last places you would think of as a hot bed, let alone a counterculture of artists at UNF. More importantly, in a world where up-and-coming artists all feel the need to over-produce music, Aston Marton lets his beats guide […]