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Brian McBride

R.I.P. Brian McBride of Stars of the Lid

The ambient artist has died at 53.

Stars of the Lid The Ballasted Orchestra Twin Peaks

Stars of the Lid’s ‘The Ballasted Orchestra’ bridged Twin Peaks’ 26-year gap

How an imaginary soundtrack became inextricably connected to the series’ second coming

Nordur og Nidur festival Sigur Ros 2017

Jarvis Cocker, Kevin Shields announced for Sigur Rós’ Nordur Og Nigur festival

Plus Julianna Barwick, Stars of the Lid, Dan Deacon and more.

Late Night Albums

10 Essential Late Night Albums

Albums for the wee small hours.

Stars of the Lid

Stars of the Lid vinyl reissues planned for August

The Tired Sounds of and And Their Refinement of the Decline being released as triple-LPs.

10 Essential Austin Albums

A round-up of Texan treats, just in time for SXSW.

Aphex Twin

10 Essential Ambient Albums

The slow, serene and sometimes chilling sounds of synth.