Archive for the 'Of Montreal' Category

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Tuesday saw the release of Lousy with Sylvianbriar, Of Montreal’s twelfth LP. And things have changed, both sonically and personnel-wise, aside from the constant – Kevin Barnes. Conceived in San Francisco and […]

Friday, November 13th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Have you spent some time with Skeletal Lamping yet? It is a pan-sexual, sound collage, romp that with its feet firmly planted in the present, manages to sound inherently retro while looking towards the future. It’s an interesting listen to say the least, not to mention complicated and polarizing. I’m of the opinion that the […]

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

At the beginning of 2007 I caught one of Of Montreal’s first dates for the Hissing Fauna tour and was sufficiently blown away by both the live rendering of the new material — and the live spectacle it employed. Friday night, while in New York, my mind was again blown, but this time even more […]

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

Last week I missed Of Montreal’s return trip to Los Angeles, as I had to unexpectedly leave town. I was especially looking forward to Kevin Barnes vamping on ziggy-era Bowie. It goes a little something like this… Related: Speaking of, have you read 2005’s Moonage Daydream: The Life & Times of Ziggy Stardust, peened by […]

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Thanks to our friends at Polyvinyl for hooking us up with this track off the upcoming digital only Of Montreal EP. If you have seen the band over the past year, you very well may have heard their take on the Neil Young staple. This, as well as other covers, can be found on the […]