In the early ’80s, a young Afghan high school student now known simply as Quraishi fled his country ahead of impending battles between the Soviet Union and the Afghan mujahedeen. He traveled through the Afghan mountains before ending up in New York City with dreams of becoming a guitarist. But when he heard that religious [...]
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Dreamy Swedish duo Korallreven doesn’t want to bum you out like fellow Swedes jj. Nor do they want to freak you out like The Knife. Korallreven is more concerned with layered dance-pop that soothes as it moves. On its debut LP, An Album by Korallreven, the act specializes in the blissful, carefree sounds of summer, with [...]
Rock-music media has suffered from breeziness overload the last few years—at times, it seems, to the point of exhaustion. San Francisco band Girls, one of the Internet’s most hyped bands of 2009, rose to the top of the jangle-pop heap with its lauded debut, Album. But on that record’s tour, Girls choked, delivering droopy-lidded versions of [...]
Fourteen weeks on the grind, and we're itchin' for a respite. Far Out vs. Hot Dang will return on Dec. 3, because you crave it. Don't lie, you do. In the meantime, there will be some eating involved, because we are zombies.
"The man can smear beats together or break them down into seven parts; either [...]