Elias has written about music and books for Diffuser, Billboard, The Atlantic, Salon, Time Out New York, and Paste. He is from Northampton, Massachusetts, and can be found at signothetimesblog.
Album Review: Miguel, ‘Wildheart’
Miguel's new album represents the end of the first phase of his career.
Album Review: Ryn Weaver, ‘The Fool’
Other internet wunderkinds should take note: The sound that first attracted attention may not be the key to longevity.
Album Review: Hudson Mohawke, ‘Lantern’
Hudson Mohawke knows how to make an impression: few producers have earned as many accolades for less than 16 minutes of music.
John Moreland Brings His Quiet Devastation to Manhattan’s Rockwood Music Hall
There’s a stark brutality that borders on masochism on John Moreland’s new album, 'High on Tulsa Heat.'
Album Review: Jamie xx, ‘In Colour’
The debut full-length from Jamie xx is polite, gleaming and charming – everything that will make it a favorite on year-end lists despite lacking substance.
Metz + Fidlar Take Rock in Different Directions at NYC Show
The two bands showcase their divergent aesthetics during a recent show at Music Hall of Williamsburg.
Album Review: A$AP Rocky, ‘A.L.L.A.’
What’s important isn’t Rocky’s love of T. Rex, it’s that he doesn’t sound much like anybody else.
Whitey Morgan Shows His Classic Bonafides at New York City’s Midtown Live
Beards, denim shirts and guitars ... what more can you ask for in a concert?
Lindstrom Shows the Range of Disco at Brooklyn’s Good Room
Norwegian producer and electronica artist Hans-Peter Lindstrom breaks disco free of genres at a recent performance in Brooklyn.
Marian Hill Bring Swagger and Saxophone to Rough Trade NYC
Philadelphia electronic pop duo Marian Hill know the ingredients of chic in 2015.