Album Stream Posts

Back in 2012, when he was taking a break from recording proper albums, Beck released Song Reader, an "album" made up of nothing but sheet music. And after refusing to play the songs in public for a…   Read Story »
The Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania band Cold World have always played a sludgy, stomping, groove-centric form of tough-guy hardcore that's found small, organic ways to nod to New York rap. But on their…   Read Story »
The Leeds Band To Watch Adult Jazz specialize in a way-out art-pop sprawl, like Dirty Projectors if they were even less tethered to earth, or like Talk Talk if they'd spent some time on the warehouse…   Read Story »
Back in May's Black Market, I talked a bunch about the Swiss duo Bölzer, who had just completed two performances at Maryland Deathfest, a pair of sets that pretty much ruled over everything else at…   Read Story »
David Courtright, the Atlanta one-man experimental pop band known as Suno Deko, releases his Thrown Color EP tomorrow. Courtright brings a unique and compelling perspective to modern indie rock, one…   Read Story »
The Brooklyn trio Bear In Heaven specializes in a form of synth-rock that finds room for grandeur and drama in all its bloops and twinkles. Time Is Over One Day Old, their new album, finds them deep…   Read Story »
Today marks the release of FAMY's Ava EP, another fine batch of glimmering folk-rock anthems from the WU LYF affiliates. The members of FAMY are all from West London, and they met in the South of…   Read Story »
Shabazz Palaces, the experimental hip-hop group led by Ishmael Butler, put out the excellent debut album Black Up in 2011, and have been releasing singles lately from their new album, Lese Majesty.…   Read Story »
Tom Petty is 63 years old and in the fourth decade of a legendary career, and he just keeps cranking out new music. Hypnotic Eye, Petty and his Heartbreakers' newest album, comes out next week, and…   Read Story »
It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released Acid Tongue, her last proper solo album. Next week, she'll follow that one up with a new LP called The Voyager, and it's a…   Read Story »