Album Stream Posts

Historically, American black metal, or USBM, tends toward the spacious, atmospheric end of the larger genre's spectrum: It derives more from Burzum than Darkthrone, if you trace it back to the root.…   Read Story »
Scottish producer Rustie is releasing his sophomore LP Green Language next week -- it's a characteristically adventurous and dense piece of electronic experimentation that expands on the sounds of…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer I saw Columbus rock quintet Connections pull off the impossible. Tasked with opening for Neutral Milk Hotel in front of 5,000 people, most of whom had no idea who you are, many…   Read Story »
Canandian power-pop supergroup the New Pornographers make their grand return next week with their new album Brill Bruisers, their first in four years, and it is exactly the grand and purposeful…   Read Story »
A lot has changed in the electronic music world since Basement Jaxx released their last album almost five years ago. EDM has become the movement du jour, electro-R&B has seen a resurgence and…   Read Story »
The great Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis is famous for blazing, melodic, eardrum-rupturing, feedback-drenched solos, but his dazed, muttering, tired-of-the-world voice is just as essential a piece of…   Read Story »
On Conan last week, the Californian garage rocker Ty Segall ripped the world open, playing his new song "Feel" and letting all of us know exactly what sort of thing he can accomplish whenever he…   Read Story »
The members of the Tampa, Florida band Merchandise started out as products of their city's estimable DIY punk scene, but their stated goal has always been to move their sound in a "pop" direction, to…   Read Story »
The Bug, aka Kevin Martin, will release his first album in six years next week. Angels & Devils features an impressive list of collaborators, including Death Grips, Grouper's Liz Harris, Gonjasufi,…   Read Story »
Andrew Whiteman of Broken Social Scene and Ariel Engle form the duo AroarA, whose single, "#4," we recently premiered. That song is off the full-length, In The Pines, a record inspired by the…   Read Story »