Dean also writes for Washington City Paper, SLANT, Big Takeover Magazine, and Brightest Young Things.
A reflection on a band too smart and too daring to live forever.
May 29, 2017
Fun and quirky release from Thee Oh Sees' frontman.
June 1, 2015
Everything a Superchunk side project should be.
April 30, 2015
Parts of Chaz Bundick's latest are delightful, but it also feels calculated.
April 3, 2015
A subdued, straightforward addition to The Go! Team's fascinating catalog.
March 16, 2015
A well-written, but troublingly snide solo effort from the Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist.
March 4, 2015
To the Kevin Barnes completists out there, it's totally worth a listen.
February 24, 2015
An emotionally monotonous, one-dimensional record.
February 10, 2015
A bracing product of 21st century nostalgia full of jarring, melodic twists and garishly sexual lyrics.
November 18, 2014