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Live Review & Photos: The Sea and Cake at the Casbah, November 11, 2012

Musical dessert on a Sunday night

Poetic Memory: White Denim (List)

Lead singer James Petralli lists his influences

Download: Tortoise – “Prepare Your Coffin”

This time, Tortoise is stopping in sunny San Diego.

Review: Tortoise; February 17th, 2010; Mr. Smalls Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

The veteran post-rock band comes out of its shell.

Video: Tortoise – “Prepare Your Coffin”

Our favorite Chicago post rockers are back with a new video and news of a winter tour.

Owl and Bear’s Top Albums of 2009

The gang gets hyperbolic.

Poetic Memory: Cougar (List)


Cougar, Madison Wisconsin’s all-foxy-grandma-instrumental-post-rock band, just released their sophomore effort, Patriot. Along with it came two starkly different—yet excellent—singles,”Stay Famous” (MP3) and “Foil Épée Sabre” (MP3, EP only). “Stay Famous” plays with old-school indie dynamics, while “Sabre”, a meandering folky piece, may or may not have something to do with fencing. You can check out […]

Poetic Memory: Alan Wilkis (List)

Alan Wilkis

Brooklyn’s Alan Wilkis calls himself “a sponge type of listener” who is “influenced by many different artists, genres, and time periods” and it’s easy to tell from his music. His new EP is called Pink and Purple, and it’s a blast. To describe his taste, Wilkis says, “One day I might be listening to some […]

Bonnaroo 2007

The Black Keys

When I left Thursday afternoon, I felt like shit with an ungodly case of mono and, apparently, Lyme disease. I thought I might die there, but by Friday, I felt much, much better. It may be stupidly-named, but Bonnaroo apparently cures all ills.