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Album Of The Week: Toro Y Moi Boo Boo

Out on the road today, I saw a Memory Tapes sticker on a Cadillac. Little voice inside my head said don't look back, you can…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2017 - 2:13 pm

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Album Of The Week: James Elkington Wintres Woma

Wintres Woma, the first solo album from the Chicago-based English guitarist James Elkington, opens with a display of raw technique that's enough to leave you…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 10:57 am

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Album Of The Week: Young Thug Beautiful Thugger Girls

Twenty-five seconds into his new album Beautiful Thugger Girls, Young Thug lets it go. He's been singing over a faraway whistle and a lightly strummed…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2017 - 10:32 am

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Album Of The Week: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound

Jason Isbell seems like the sort of person who looks you in the eye when he talks to you. In his songs, Isbell says exactly…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 12:26 pm

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Album Of The Week: Big Thief Capacity

The world is not exactly suffering from a drought of vaguely rootsy, slightly folk-influenced indie rock bands. There are a lot of those motherfuckers out…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 10:38 am

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Album Of The Week: Elder Reflections Of A Floating World

We tend to think of Conan The Barbarian as a big, dumb fucker with a sword. But Conan was something else, too. Robert E. Howard,…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2017 - 11:26 am

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Album Of The Week: The I.L.Y’s Bodyguard

Death Grips have to be the most love-it-or-hate-it proposition on the musical landscape today. If you're not a fan -- and I'm not -- then…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2017 - 10:53 am

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Album Of The Week: The Mountain Goats Goths

A couple of months ago, John Darnielle published a book about darkness. Universal Harvester is either the Mountain Goats frontman's second novel or his third,…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2017 - 10:55 am

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Album Of The Week: PWR BTTM Pageant

Have you ever been through rock-show fatigue? It's happened to me a couple of times. Here's how it happens: It's, let's say, a Tuesday night,…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2017 - 11:41 am

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Album Of The Week: Perfume Genius No Shape

No Shape kicks off with a truly magical moment. Opening track "Otherside" begins with the steady plink of a piano as Mike Hadreas' warm and…
James Rettig | May 2, 2017 - 11:13 am

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Album Of The Week: Cashmere Cat 9

It's entirely possible that nobody represents the permeability of circa-now pop music better than Cashmere Cat. Cashmere Cat is Magnus August Høiberg, a Norwegian producer…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 10:42 am

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Album Of The Week: Charly Bliss Guppy

The New York band Charly Bliss have just about the most perfectly millennial origin story I've ever encountered. When frontwoman Eva Grace Hendricks met guitarist…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2017 - 11:49 am

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Album Of The Week: Little Dragon Season High

The coastal town of Gothenburg is Sweden's second-biggest city, but it's not a big city; you can walk across the whole place in a couple…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

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Album Of The Week: Future Islands The Far Field

Future Islands became a meme. That's something that happened. Their ultimate reward for years of making eloquent and elegant synthpop head-ringers, of playing every hole-in-the-wall…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 12:01 pm

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Album Of The Week: Aimee Mann Mental Illness

In 1985, at the second annual MTV Video Music Awards, 'Til Tuesday, the new wave band that Aimee Mann formed when she was in college,…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2017 - 11:02 am
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