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All Writing From William Archambeault



Jul 2017

HERE LIES DONOVAN WOLFINGTON 2011-2017

“It is very likely that, in one of these moments, you are going to die,” echoes a voice from my speakers as a Donovan Wolfington 7” spins on the turntable. After six busy years, the…Read full article

REVIEWS

ARCADEA SELF-TITLED (RELAPSE) Maybe I’m just a perfect portrait of “hipster metal,” but I’ve never been impressed by Mastodon. It follows, then, that Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor’s role in Arcadea was somewhat off-putting to me….Read full article

Jun 2017

SETTING THE VIBE WITH MIKE DILLON

“This is a good place to have a train wreck,” shouts Mike Dillon, as he leads his 20- plus piece Punk Rock Percussion Consortium into an unexpected encore at the Music Box Village. Dillon’s shows…Read full article

Mar 2017

Reviews

CODE ORANGE FOREVER (ROADRUNNER) When Code Orange signed to Deathwish, I was very impressed to learn that the average age of its members was 18. I began obsessively watching their output due to how much…Read full article

Jan 2017

REVIEWS

CHILDISH GAMBINO “AWAKEN, MY LOVE!” (GLASSNOTE) On “Awaken, My Love!” Childish Gambino—better known as actor and comedian Donald Glover— dives headfirst into 1970s-style funk and soul. Glover completely abandons rap, leaving behind the quick word…Read full article

Oct 2016

GETTING VOCAL WITH MOUNTAIN OF WIZARD

Late night at Siberia, sweat trickles down my face. I can’t help but fiercely shake my head back and forth, entranced by the solid state sounds rushing from Mountain of Wizard’s amps. The instrumental four-piece…Read full article

REVIEWS

13 DREAMS POST GOSPEL DISCO (BROTHERS SOMETHING) New Orleans’ 13 Dreams, Justin Batiste and Jesse Zenon, have debuted with a fantastically lush album. While its title Post Gospel Disco might seem to do the work…Read full article

Sep 2016

Reviews

APHEX TWIN CHEETAH (WARP) Richard D. James has certainly been prolific these past few years. Between 2014’s triumphant Syro (the vast archive of previously-unreleased tracks put up on Soundcloud) and last year’s Computer Controlled Acoustic…Read full article

Jul 2016

Reviews

BANTAM FOXES GOLD RECORD (BANDCAMP)  A Bantam Foxes release is like a sonic postcard that comes every few months, attempting to pack in as much as it can without seeming too dashed off, and leaving…Read full article

Jun 2016

A Few Minutes with the Men of Pudge

Every so often, Tulane and Loyola spit out a band that takes hold of people, like Caddywhompus or Donovan Wolfington. Now, Pudge is following in their footsteps. In February, the punk band played their first show, then…Read full article

Reviews

MUSIC JAMES BLAKE THE COLOUR IN ANYTHING (POLYDOR) “I can’t believe this, you don’t wanna see me,” croons the refrain, amid spectral moans and piano chords. From this opening, James Blake’s newest offering, The Colour in Anything, engages listeners on…Read full article