Articles by Jeff Terich
The Mountain Goats, “Goths”
More than anything, “Goths” seems to operate like an extended love letter to the oft-misunderstood subculture.
Future Islands, “The Far Field”
“The Far Field,” much like Future Islands albums that preceded it, is a deeply romantic album.
Freedom Rock: The Fuzzbox Liturgy of Ty Segall
Having conquered a variety of genre albums in recent years, the genre this time around is that there isn’t a genre—just a dedication to the sanctity of the music and music alone.
Born Again: Preoccupations Reintroduce Themselves
After their strong debut found them playing to passionate crowds, controversy over the Calgary band’s original name caused them to retreat and regroup. Now they’ve returned with a new name and a second debut record that might be darker—and more powerful—than the first.