Album Review: Mumford and Sons – Babel

Album Review: Mumford and Sons – Babel

Mumford and Sons, from out of absolutely nowhere, have positioned themselves as cultural touchstones. While the band recalls turn-of-the-century bluegrass and anything else ever described as High and Lonesome, they are remarkably forward-thinking about the past. The...

Album Review: Hot Chip – In Our Heads

Electronic music used to be fun. At pretty much the exact moment Radiohead started making it, everyone forgot that dance music only ever existed as a soundtrack to unspeakable fun. What started as a campy reaction to the dominant arena rock of the 70s begat a whole...