Articles by Madison Bloom
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, “Sparkle Hard”
“Sparkle Hard” possesses a little bit of everything Stephen Malkmus does well—but he doesn’t stop there.
Mouse on Mars, “Dimensional People”
An incongruous mixture of songs—some affected, others exceptional.
Titus Andronicus, “A Productive Cough”
The majority of “A Productive Cough” sounds cacophonous and free, as if fresh oxygen has been pumped into Patrick Stickles’s blood.