Michael Chamy

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  • 9 years ago

    TOP 10 NATIONAL ALBUMS Wolf Eyes, Human Animal Wolf Eyes & Anthony Braxton, Black Vomit Wolf Eyes just blew the field away this year. It's hard to fathom how anyone could have better control over broken machines, creepshow thuds and squelching ele...

  • 9 years ago

    Hear ye, hear ye. This is where it all comes to a head: the love, hate, passion and snarky anonymous hatred spewed forth on a daily basis on the We Shot JR DFW/Denton music blog. Have you ever been to a party with an anonymous host? Come see how W...

  • 9 years ago

    If you are into frenzied, turn-of-the-20th-century riot-inducing Eastern European classical music with a twist, and if you like your Christmas tunes in the same format, this one is a no-brainer. Graham Reynolds' Golden Arm Trio (who recently score...

  • 9 years ago

    Lille, France, may be chilly this time of year, but DAT Politics is up to the task of taking an often cold musical subgenre and making it as warm, whimsical and infectiously human as anything you might imagine. This French laptop trio has released...

  • 9 years ago

    In a year most notable for their midsummer indie-rock roadshow cluster Wall of Sound, it's nice to see Spune Productions return to their local roots. Norman, Oklahoma's Starlight Mints are the name here, but their post-Flaming Lips eccentricity is...

  • 9 years ago

    Just when Phil Elvrum's Microphones seemed to be getting bigger—more oddly grandiose and more recognized outside Pitchfork-approved circles—everything changed. The songwriting visionary added a "e," becoming Phil Elverum. He dropped th...