Math Rock

Dude Incredible

Shellac: Dude Incredible

I’m a fan of Steve Albini. I’ve written extensively about my love of his engineering prowess — most specifically about how awesome he makes drums sound. Most p...

Owls: Two

I'm ok with lead singers who don't have the greatest of voices. But this is really pushing it. I knew from Cap'n Jazz and the first Owls album, but I figured in...
31 Knots

31 Knots: Talk Like Blood

Employing some theatrics, and a whole bunch of technical proficiency, 31 Knots escapes the math rock pitfall of being too clean and meticulous. They're not afra...