Stephen Mejias

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Stephen Mejias  |  Jun 21, 2011  |  4 comments
If Fleet Foxes were to trade their acoustic guitars for synthesizers and drum machines, move from the grassy fields to the dance clubs, and lighten up a bit, they might sound something like When Saints Go Machine. The Danish four-piece’s debut album, Konkylie, is an alluring mix of pure pop, misshapen chamber, and electronic music. It is odd, lovely, infectious, and confounding—and I keep coming back to it.
Stephen Mejias  |  May 12, 2009  |  1 comments
While putting together yesterday's entry, I stumbled upon this video of Mike Bones performing a version of Grinderman's excellent "No Pussy Blues." This was back in the summer of 2007, during a music festival in New York City's East River Park. I wasn't there.
Stephen Mejias  |  Oct 14, 2010  |  0 comments
Some savvy exhibitors, such as Audioengine (seen here), have announced their presence at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2010 with banners hung across their balconies, so everyone knows where the party's at.
Stephen Mejias  |  Dec 21, 2009  |  2 comments
I’ve received two packages in the mail today. Both were from Portland, Oregon, a hotbed for outstanding independent music, and both contained tapes.
Stephen Mejias  |  Sep 12, 2006  |  3 comments
These days have been long. Longer than usual, in fact. That's right:
Longer than usual.
Stephen Mejias  |  Oct 23, 2013  |  1 comments
Friday, October 25, 6–9pm: Whetstone Audio (2401 East 6th St. #1001, Austin, TX) will host its next "Hi-Fi Hootenanny." Rega's Paul Darwin will introduce the company's new Elicit-R integrated amplifier and Saturn-R CD player/DAC, which made their official debuts at last week's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. For more info, visit
Stephen Mejias  |  Jun 03, 2009  |  5 comments
Lyle Owerko likes boomboxes.
Stephen Mejias  |  Feb 22, 2007  |  7 comments
I was surprised to find that we once featured Stereophile t-shirts on a cover.
Stephen Mejias  |  Oct 20, 2006  |  1 comments
I'm not so sure about the tongue kissing part, but still. Mark Morford, living in the moment: