Matt Sullivan's Posts
4NML HSPTL – Open Mike Eagle
Open Mike Eagle detaches from reality entirely on his latest effort.
Pennsylvania's pride and joy on being a classic rock band and mic'ing a mechanical dog.
The Money Store – Death Grips
Death Grips are resilient and aligned with injustice. Also Epic.
History Will Absolve Me – billy woods
billy woods offers a dense record of poetic memoir and New York rap.
Kenny Dennis EP – Serengeti
Serengeti brings high caliber parody to a 6-song EP.
Ekstasis – Julia Holter
An essential album from Julia Holter to be felt first, studied later.
On Heidegger, instant pop gratification, and why Fiona Apple's lyrics suck.
Egyptian Wrinkle – Boy Friend
Boy Friend dodge comparison and circle into the same trap.
Mista Thug Isolation – Lil’ Ugly Mane
Don’t let the pen & pixel dissuade from Richmond’s Lil’ Ugly Mane.
Everything In Parallel – Buildings
D.C.’s Buildings overcome "instrumental post-rock" for a spacious punk excursion.
La Big Vic answer Qs on dub LP
Debuting "Mr. Broken Bird Dub" from the Dub The World! LP.
How We Connect – Imperial China
Imperial China is a glimmer of hope in the agonizing "DC music scene" discussion.
The Horror – Pop.1280
Pop.1280 take on all things grotesque, grimy, and grating and revel in the tragic humor.
Attack On Memory – Cloud Nothings
Cloud Nothings refuse to walk away from the mess with just an "I Survived…" t-shirt.
Cough Cool/Johnny Hawaii Split – Cough Cool/Johnny Hawaii
The lonely riffing Philly slacker meets a Marseilles man with sun-soaked pet sounds.
Man With Potential – Pete Swanson
Pete Swanson’s latest seeks celebration over noisy assaults.