Nathalie Lagerfeld on The Books' new album The Way Out.
James Murphy's hidden argument revealed.
Understanding Hispano-Celtic identity through the history of the San Patricios.
On Newsom and the art of ostranenie.
Has Charlotte Gainsbourg finally lived up to her family name?
Is Spoon’s frontman Britt Daniel in crisis?
On Contra, Vampire Weekend takes on late Godard.
On Embryonic, the Flaming Lips return to their dark and paranoid roots.
Sufjan Stevens pushes the boundary between film and music in his new multi-medium release.
Erica Wojcik gives perspective on Ray Davies' new album.
A challenging look at Robert Grudin’s treatise on design’s saving powers.
A critique of Complices.
Zack Marr's take on Sunset Rubdown's latest release, Dragonslayer
Andy Seifert reviews Passion Pit's rambunctious and gloomy album, Manners.
Literature won't die out. In fact, it's indispensable.