Tag: …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
The Best Albums of 2020 (So Far)
Twenty-five records that have kept us sane while sheltering in place.
SIGNAL BOOST: 15 Tracks from January 2020 You Should Know
Our Associate Editor’s favorite pre-released singles, album deep cuts, and tracks by unfairly obscure artists from the past few weeks.
FLOOD Essentials: January 2020 feat. Big Star, Frances Quinlan, Radiohead, and More
Our recommendations from the first month of a new decade.
Trail of Dead’s Conrad Keely on Leaving Cambodia and the Band’s First LP in 6 Years
Keely discusses the uncertainties that influenced the art-rock group’s tenth album.
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, “IX”
By calling their ninth record “IX,” the increasingly cosmopolitan quartet highlight how long they’ve been around and, by implication, how far removed they are from 2002’s shadow-casting “Source Tags & Codes.” But “IX” comes closer to replicating Source Tags’ fractured romanticism than anything the group have done since.