Critical Mob: 4 New Ideas In Music

Critical Mob: 4 New Ideas In Music

Check out a series of graphic novels about famous musicians, and read reviews for Sondra Sun-Odeon's 'Aetheria' and Six Organs Of Admittance 'Ascent'.

Critical Mob
  • 10 january 2013

Critical Mob, a discovery site that curates, selects, and reviews the best in culture, discusses this week’s top musical picks; Check out a series of graphic novels about famous musicians, read reviews for Sondra Sun-Odeon’s Aetheria and Six Organs Of Admittance Ascent, and does John Darnielle of The Moutnain Goats deserve U.S. Poet Laureate status?

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Comics That Go Behind The Music

Graphic novels about real-life musicians have been around a while, and the best ones utilize the visual elements of comics to say something interesting about their subjects or their work.

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Sondra Sun-Odeon Aetheria

The album’s hazy swirls of guitar loops, limpid string accents, and Sun-Odeon’s high-register vocals, are drenched in blissed-out atmospherics.

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Six Organs Of Admittance Ascent

Neither as noisy as your average Comets record nor as drone-oriented as most Six Organ releases, Ascent is a brash, electric guitar-centered album somewhere on the spectrum between vintage Neil Young and Crazy Horse and Sonic Youth.

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Does The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Deserve U.S. Poet Laureate Status?

Fans of John Darnielle’s long-running indie folk group The Mountain Goats are known for maintaining levels of devotion that border on insanity, so it comes as no surprise that there is now a petition circling online to make Darnielle the newest U.S. Poet Laureate.

Critical Mob is a discovery site, an editorial-driven, team-curated effort to select, review, and connect the best in culture. PSFK has partnered with Critical Mob to give readers fresh insight into the top picks for music, books, TV & film, and culture. Read more at Critical Mob.


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