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Album Of The Week: Bully Feels Like

From a distance, Nashville's indie rock music scene seems like some magical lost world where young people still party to fuzzed-up, guitar-driven rock music. If…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2015 - 4:38 pm

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Album Of The Week: Sorority Noise Joy, Departed

This is a horribly reductive statement, and it includes a whole pile of classic exceptions, but I'm going to make it anyway: Emo, for the…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 11:23 am

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Album Of The Week: PINS Wild Nights

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a whole heap of albums that could be considered big or important or divisive. And even…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2015 - 12:17 pm

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Album Of The Week: Jamie xx In Colour

When Jamie xx played Coachella, people danced. Maybe that shouldn't be surprising; Jamie xx is, at least on the face of it, a famous dance…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 5:17 pm

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Album Of The Week: Boosie Badazz Touch Down 2 Cause Hell

Back in 2007, the now-defunct booty magazine King sent me down to Orlando to profile the Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie. Boosie had a bunch…
Tom Breihan | May 26, 2015 - 2:27 pm

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Album Of The Week: Shamir Ratchet

Shamir Bailey's voice sounds like freedom. That's all illusion and artifice, of course. No one person can stand in as an avatar for that sort…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2015 - 10:36 am

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Album Of The Week: Eskimeaux O.K.

DIY music isn't supposed to sound like this. You can tell that Gabrielle Smith's one-woman band Eskimeaux belongs somewhere in the DIY matrix because there's…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 3:01 pm

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Album Of The Week: Metz II

This is one of those weeks where there's just an insane array of good music, where it feels like you're shorting seven other albums if…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2015 - 1:57 pm

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Album Of The Week: Mew +-

Tom's not doing AOTW this week, so I'm pinch-hitting for him. And I'm happy to be doing so, because I'm writing about one of my…
Michael Nelson | April 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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Album Of The Week: Young Thug Barter 6

There was a time, not that long ago, when "weird" was all Young Thug really was. He was fascinatingly, absorbingly weird, but he hadn't learned…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2015 - 2:10 pm

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Album Of The Week: Tribulation The Children Of The Night

Tom's off AOTW duties this week, so I'm here in his stead... There's a pretty fascinating debate going on right now about the…
Michael Nelson | April 14, 2015 - 5:23 pm

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Album Of The Week: Waxahatchee Ivy Tripp

There's an established narrative, a trajectory that the critically acclaimed indie band is supposed to follow. The first album should be the raw, striking, personal…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2015 - 11:01 am

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Album Of The Week: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress

When a big and great album comes out, and when we give that big and great album a Premature Evaluation, I often use this space…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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Album Of The Week: Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

How can something so small and specific sound so huge? A week after Kendrick Lamar made a grand, sprawling, uncompromising album about what it means…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2015 - 1:17 pm

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Album Of The Week: Tobias Jesso Jr. Goon

A quick note: Even if you haven't fallen in love with it, Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly is this week's Album Of The Week,
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2015 - 11:50 am
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