Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Sir Babygirl Crush On Me

In the middle of "thank u, next," the game-changing monster of a hit single that she released last year, Ariana Grande makes an announcement about…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2019 - 1:03 pm

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Album Of The Week: Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs

Jessica Pratt possesses a rare ability to slow down time. Her textured voice is among the strangest and most compelling in our contemporary music landscape…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 5, 2019 - 10:47 am

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Album Of The Week: Girlpool What Chaos Is Imaginary

I have a very good friend who will never get over what happened with the Mountain Goats. This friend discovered the Mountain Goats when the…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2019 - 11:37 am

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Album Of The Week: Judiciary Surface Noise

You've seen the smirk. We've all seen the smirk. This past weekend, the smirk was everywhere. It's an image that'll be stuck in our heads…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2019 - 1:44 pm

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Album Of The Week: Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow

If you ever want to freak yourself all the way out, try driving a newborn baby -- your newborn baby -- home from the hospital.
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2019 - 11:40 am

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Album Of The Week: angelic milk DIVINE BIKER LOVE

Hey, remember cocaine? For a long stretch of the early '00s, a decent chunk of the American rock underground was given over to music that…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2019 - 11:24 am

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Album Of The Week: J.I.D DiCaprio 2

Imagine how it must feel to be really, truly great at something, at anything. Imagine operating at such a high level that what you're doing…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2018 - 10:38 am

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Album Of The Week: Unreqvited Mosaic I: L’Amour Et L’Ardeur

Maybe it's Friday Night Lights. Maybe I'm conditioned. But there's a certain kind of ringing, sustained guitar chord that kicks me in the soul every…
Tom Breihan | November 20, 2018 - 11:06 am

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Album Of The Week: Portrayal Of Guilt Let Pain Be Your Guide

Do you remember your first time hearing Converge? I remember mine: September 2001, a listening station at a Syracuse record store, maybe a week after…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2018 - 9:59 am

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Album Of The Week: Vince Staples FM!

Toward the end of FM!, his quick and jarring new album, there's a moment where Vince Staples brutally sums up the cold absurdity of rap…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2018 - 11:56 am

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Album Of The Week: Pistol Annies Interstate Gospel

"It takes a judge to get married / It takes a judge to get divorced / Well, for the last couple years, I've spent a…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2018 - 10:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Antarctigo Vespucci Love In The Time Of E-Mail

There's a particular kind of anxiety that comes when you text someone and you see the three dots looking back at you on your screen.
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2018 - 2:58 pm

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Album Of The Week: Empress Of Us

Near the end of "Everything To Me," the first song on the new Empress Of album Us, we hear the featherlight voice of Devonté Hynes,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2018 - 12:05 pm

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Album Of The Week: Matthew Dear Bunny

"Sounds like a drunk college kid imitating Tom Waits." That was what my wife heard when she heard Matthew Dear's voice. And it's pretty much…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2018 - 12:14 pm

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Album Of The Week: Fucked Up Dose Your Dreams

What, exactly, is so fucked up about Fucked Up? Is it the band name? Sure, if you're trying to write a piece on the band
Peter Helman | October 2, 2018 - 11:01 am
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