.Nick Veronin

Oct 9, 2013

Deltron 3030’s Long-Awaited Return

Thirteen years ago, a Bay Area hip-hop supergroup composed of rapper Del the Funky Homosapien, producer Dan the Automator, and DJ Kid Koala released...
Jul 31, 2013

Wallpaper. Gets Real

This summer Ricky Reed finally made someone cry. Although not for the reason anyone familiar with the Oakland-based party monster might think. He didn't trash...
Jul 10, 2013

Portugal. The Man

The synergy between Portugal. The Man and the New York City producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton is apparent from the start of Evil Friends,...
May 29, 2013

Holly Herndon Crosses Over

Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) is like a toy store for electronic musicians: Students hunched over worktables build...
Mar 20, 2013


It's obvious that Afraid of Heights, the new album from Nathan Williams' garage-psych-beach-pop project, Wavves, is light-years ahead of the group's first two albums,...
Feb 27, 2013

Parenthetical Girls

Since its debut in 2003, baroque-pop group Parenthetical Girls has reliably released great material, all in an impressive timetable. Over the course of the...