Review: Grizzly Bear’s ‘Veckatimset’ Quietly Confirms Internet Buzz
2009 / Music

Review: Grizzly Bear’s ‘Veckatimset’ Quietly Confirms Internet Buzz

Thanks to opening duties for some of underground-rock’s best-loved artists, New York low-fi rock group Grizzly Bear has seen its profile extend beyond the arty clubs and warehouses of Brooklyn to the top of music world tastemakers’ homepages. The group’s new album magnificently reinforces the buzz. Continue reading

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Review: Eminem Mixes Earnestness With Malevolence On ‘Relapse’
2009 / Music

Review: Eminem Mixes Earnestness With Malevolence On ‘Relapse’

After a five-year disappearing act, rap superstar Eminem has returned with a new album that seeks to merge forthright confessions about his ongoing battles with substance abuse, but maintaining his edge as the sensational, headline-capturing firebreather on the mic. Like his Slim Shady persona, it’s a schizophrenic experience. Continue reading