Nick Ulbrickson

Xiu Xiu : Always

Strange, macabre and anguished.

Fruit Bats : Tripper

An indie pop variety pack.

Black Lips : Arabia Mountain

Visceral thrills and sloppy immediacy.

The Head and the Heart : The Head and the Heart

Country structures and folk philosophizing.

Secret Cities : Strange Hearts

The ’60s pop preservation society.

Brave Irene : Brave Irene EP

Reconstructing a perception of the ’60s

Asobi Seksu : Fluorescence

A light and airy dream-pop confection.