• TOP 52 ALBUMS OF 2011

    8 Ene 2012, 23:01 de Confessions87

    1YRON was born out of the notion of reviewing records exactly one year after their initial release date. This alternative to reviewing a record as and when it is released is an attempt to understand a record better within the context of its fairly recent absorption into mainstream or underground consciousness. For the past seven months 1YRON has focused on reviewing some of 2010's best records. With 2011 drawing to a close and with 2012 just around the corner, it's almost time to focus again on 2011's releases. Over the next year 1YRON will continue to review records on their first birthdays, the majority of which will feature in this list.

    There's never much sense or clarity when putting together end of year lists because individual opinion ultimately rules over structure and ordering in such instances. However, we all feel compelled to at least attempt them. As usual, 2011 was a brilliant year for music in a similar vein to 2010 and, as usual…
  • My Top 105 Songs of 2011

    29 Dic 2011, 22:01 de kylep3483

  • Vampires , Terrorists & Clichy

    19 Dic 2011, 16:03 de IschianoScalo

  • Parallax by Atlas sound shows personal yearning and growth through pain

    26 Nov 2011, 23:56 de Groovemine

    Artist: Atlas Sound
    Album: Parallax
    Label: 4AD


    The Atlas Sound project has come a long way. The pseudonym was originally used by Cox when he was child, using tape decks to record himself playing guitar and drums. The project, now three studio albums deep, has realized its full potential. Parallax is tightly knit, a concise piece that also manages to find room to fit the unconventional. On the album opener “The Shakes,” for example, Cox’s strumming patterns sound like something out of an old Strokes’ tape; however, his ghostly vocals and a string-laden coda make this straightforward track dance across the limits of conventional pop. On “Amplifiers,” we see Cox creating an infectious, drip-like sequence that finds its way digging through ear drums. The most outstanding feature of this album is the fact that there is never a dull moment. Clocking in at almost 50 minutes, Parallax features little-to-no...

    Entire review on Groovemine HERE

    + Read Groovemine's review of Atlas Sound's last album, Logos