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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…   Read Story »
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 to work on a new album: Kozelek has scaled back his musical…   Read Story »
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 catalogs dating back to 1992 -- when his first…   Read Story »
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 "Descent," an instrumental EP track that builds…   Read Story »
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 nothing can match the vibe and…   Read Story »
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 Storytellers is the first album LaValle's recorded…   Read Story »
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 an updated soundtrack called Nightmare Revisited.…   Read Story »
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 "Always For You." You guys see it?…   Read Story »
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 clock struck noon, the merry makers and college radio reps were…   Read Story »
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 - "Brennivin" Amusement Parks On Fire - "Venus…   Read Story »