Jan/Feb Tweet Reviews →
Two months of my Tweet Reviews for SPIN. All 6s and up because I do what I want: MEMORYHOUSE/Slideshow Effect/7: Sun-kissed Beach House squatters, the duo relieves suburban ennui through lazy day dream-weaving.—PP — SPIN Reviews (@SPINReviews) February 29, 2012 DJ SNEAK/Fabric 62/8: Underground house lives in energetic blur of hi-hats and floor-thumping beats. Chicago kings “dropping...
If you’re looking for me, I’ll be here in my apt listening to the new Burial EP on repeat. I tweeted this but it’s happening again: My over-caffeinated brain wants a flip of “Near Dark” so badly that I keep hearing the child-autotune on Kindred’s title-track say “envy me.”
Sherburne on Grammy Antics →
There was David Guetta, flopping about like a Muppet behind the mixer, jabbing away at the controls in a pantomime of performance. What was all that flicking of the faders and tweaking of the knobs about? Why was he wearing his headphones over one ear, as though he were cueing up the next record? During the French superstar’s time onstage, only one song (‘I Can Only Imagine,’ from his Nothing But...
Mixtape: Jackie Chain x Nick Catchdubs →
This bangs so hard / made it my Mixtape of the Week for Hive last wk: Brooklyn-based imprint Fool’s Gold may seem like a dance label, but with artists like Danny Brown, Cudi, and Donnis on their roster, along with cohorts like araabMUZIK and Just Blaze behind their turntables, they’re eerily intuitive about connecting the velvet ropes of two very different club worlds. And so it’s no...
Big City Life →
Or that time I shook Elijah Wood’s hand and touched Justin Vernon without his knowing it. All of this before standing outside of the secret Skrillex show for longer than I was willing because Nick was being zen about it. NIGHTLIFE.
Porcelain Raft's Strange Weekend →
My first long-form album review for SPIN. Post-chillwave is a real thing, you guys.