Posts By Sasha Geffen

Health: VOL. 4 :: SLAVES OF FEAR

The Los Angeles band used to make lithe, multifaceted songs that wrapped daring pop melodies in bristling noise; now, they seem content to complain into a murky hybrid of trip-hop and metal.

LCD Soundsystem: Electric Lady Sessions

The version of the band that toured behind 2017’s American Dream gathers in the legendary New York studio, giving old songs new life and additional oomph.

Girlpool: What Chaos is Imaginary

Weaving in and out of concrete, direct, indie-rock songwriting and meditative, impressionistic dream pop, Girlpool’s third album features their most expansive and surreal songs to date.

Deerhunter: Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?

Though the band is now squarely in its pop era, the nostalgia that laced its early records has morphed into a timely, fatalistic vision of the future and national decay.

didi: Like Memory Foam

On their second record, the Columbus, Ohio quartet play away the pain.

System of a Down: Toxicity

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit a slice of hyperactive, politicized nu-metal from 2001.

System of a Down: Toxicity

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit a slice of hyperactive, politicized nu-metal from 2001.

Warzone

An endurance of idealism threads together these 13 reimagined protest songs, collected from four decades of albums. But their tempered presentation reveals a profound generational disconnect.