Posts Tagged ‘Sleigh Bells’

July 19th, 2010 - 2:43 am § in True/Slant

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 in review

“Welcome to the magic kingdom,” said a ticket-taker at the Pitchfork Music Festival. Irony and humor aside, the volunteer’s invocation of the idea of Walt Disney World was quite apt. Music festivals – especially multi-day fests – are often not terribly pleasant experien[...]

May 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm § in True/Slant

Why does iTunes get all the Treats?

On Tuesday, two of the most anticipated indie albums saw their official releases. The National dropped High Violet, an album that put Twitter users into a cumulative tizzy when The New York Times streamed the album in full a few weeks ago. The other album is Treats, the debut by Brooklyn “it&#[...]

February 4th, 2010 - 1:13 am § in True/Slant

Pitchfork Music Festival Predictions

Pitchfork announced its annual music festival will take place July 16-18 in Chicago’s Union Park. Tickets for the Pitchfork Music Festival will go on sale Friday, when the music site will also announce part of its lineup. The Chicago Tribune‘s Greg Kot got word that Pavement and St. Vin[...]

January 12th, 2010 - 1:20 am § in True/Slant

Childish Gambino – 'I Am Just A Rapper'

Hot indie bands, one hilarious comedic-actor and a hip-hop mixtape. Great combination, right? Well, almost. Childish Gambino’s new mixtape, I Am Just A Rapper, has so much potential. Yet, the results are a little mixed. Childish Gambino, otherwise known as Donald Glover, is someone to watch ou[...]

November 14th, 2009 - 6:40 pm § in True/Slant

How loud can pop get?

“Turn that racket down!” Oh, the familiar tropes of pop music in America: it seems like every 50s-nostalgia film must have a scene where the parents-who-just-don’t-understand are yelling at kids to turn down that “rock music.” It’s a trope that has continued throu[...]

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