Articles by Reed Strength

Saved by Old Times: Deerhunter’s “Microcastle,” Ten Years Later

In 2008, Atlanta’s preeminent indie rock band made a record to become more than just that—but only tentatively so. 

Here Was Your Future: Growing Up with The Thermals

The Portland trio called it quits this week, but for many, they leave behind a fiery legacy that can’t be put out.

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard’s Five 2017 Albums, Ranked

The proggy psych septet destroyed any traditional conception of a release cycle last year, but each of their five LPs are worth talking about on their own.

In Conversation: A. Savage of Parquet Courts on Introspection and Words that Rhyme with Eyes

With an art exhibit and a debut solo album to offer, the ever-busy lyricist and visual artist opens up on his creative process with expected verbosity and frankness.

The War on Drugs “A Deeper Understanding”

To love The War on Drugs, to gain a deeper understanding like the title of their latest album suggests, is to constantly return to the echoing canyons of dreamy classic rock they’ve spent over a decade now forming.


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