Review: Buoys by Panda Bear

The news that Panda Bear’s upcoming album, Buoys, would be co-produced by Rusty Santos had myself and others buzzing with curiosity at how the new album would sound. Rusty co-produced Panda Bear’s explosive second album Person Pitch (2007) along with two of Animal Collective’s albums, Feels and Sung Tungs (2004). Finally, on February 8th, the world was able to experience Buoys.

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Sparks
Review: Careful by Boy Harsher

Brooding yet beat-driven, somber and still highly energized, darkwave duo Boy Harsher’s new album Careful builds upon the eerie, enigmatic style of dancey goth pop they recently showcased with their EP Country Girl just last year.

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Adam Lalonde
Found Sound: The Soft Moon at El Club

On a frigid evening in late January, almost a year out from the release of their fourth studio album, we caught The Soft Moon, a post-punk act out of California and product of artist Luis Vasquez, at Detroit’s El Club toward the end of their Criminal tour.

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Adam Lalonde
Premiere: ANOTHER WORLD, a musical short film by Julia Ritschel with Gloria de Oliveira

"ANOTHER WORLD" is the second single release and at the same time the most personal track of the "LUA AZUL" EP. While the sound is reminiscent of 1980s Shoegaze, lyrically Gloria de Oliveira was inspired by the many-worlds theory of the US physicist Hugh Everett and by what this idea would mean for interpersonal relationships.

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