A Place to Bury the Slept On

Finally. Some justice for Skywave, albeit via Oliver Akcermann’s new outfit A Place to bury Strangers. Of course, it takes a move to Brooklyn for Pitchfork to notice Ackermann’s now ten-year-old assault and revitalization of the shoegazing genre. Kevin Shields might be a Goddish shoegaze personality, but he’s made only one album. Ackermann’s made a […]

Justice for McAloon

Like I said: Prefab Sprout begins to get their due with taste and distastemakers. And some quickies: Every other song on the new Liars album is good. The new Mekons record has its moments, and many of those moments passed me by unawares. The new Richard Hawley album let me down a little, but then […]