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Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in the ’90s? The ’80s? The term was coined a little over 20 years ago, in 1994, by Simon Reynolds in the pages of Mojo. Perhaps, however, its vocabulary of textures… More »

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The Album Leaf – “New Soul” Video

Jimmy LaValle just released a new video for his song "New Soul," the first we've heard from LaValle's project the Album Leaf since 2010's A
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 27, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Stream Mark Kozelek & Jimmy LaValle Perils From The Sea

As I mentioned when it was first announced that Mark Kozelek (of Sun Kil Moon) and Jimmy LaValle (of the Album Leaf) had joined forces…
Michael Nelson | April 24, 2013 - 1:45 pm

Sun Kil Moon And The Album Leaf Join Forces For New Album Perils From The Sea

Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek has scaled back his musical operations considerably over the last decade or so. He's built one of modern music's richest
Michael Nelson | November 28, 2012 - 1:18 pm

The Album Leaf – “Descent”

The California post-rock quartet the Album Leaf will self-release their new EP Forward/Return in a couple of weeks. And below, we've got a download of…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2012 - 10:51 am

ATP NJ 2011 Friday: Jeff Mangum Makes People Cry

Though the location has changed, the community feel of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival experience is still intact on New Jersey's Asbury Park boardwalk. Though…
Stereogum | October 1, 2011 - 2:04 pm

The Album Leaf – “There Is A Wind” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

After 10-plus years recording as the Album Leaf, Jimmy LaValle is, if nothing else, consistent. There are a couple changes here though: A Chorus Of
jessica | February 24, 2010 - 3:12 pm

DeVotchKa, Sparklehorse, Album Leaf Cover The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton's cult stop-motion film turns 15 this year, and as previously reported a motley crew of indie and goth-pop acts have recorded covers for…
Scott Lapatine | October 28, 2008 - 10:57 am

The Cadillalbum Leaf

One of the commercials that’s been getting steady rotation on network television this month is Cadillac’s spot for the new Escalade, featuring The Album Leaf’s…
Stereogum | April 3, 2007 - 10:03 am

Stereogum Does CMJ: AAM Party @ Northsix

It was off to Williamsburg for our last day of CMJ. We really weren’t expecting many people until later in the afternoon, but when the…
Stereogum | November 6, 2006 - 7:10 am

Fourteen Free MP3s

Thanks to these artists/labels for giving our iPods a promising June. If you’ve got more recommendations, post ‘em in the comments. The Album Leaf –
Stereogum | May 31, 2005 - 9:17 am