Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Wand Laughing Matter

There are a lot of disgruntled Radiohead fans out there. Although the Oxford combo remains one of the world's most beloved bands, a subset of…
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2019 - 11:39 am

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Album Of The Week: Inter Arma Sulphur English

The dudes who make metal -- even the most searing, scorching, planet-swallowing metal -- are just dudes. (And women.) They are not mythic overlords, kings…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2019 - 10:53 am

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Album Of The Week: Weyes Blood Titanic Rising

In Homecoming, the narrative fiction podcast turned Julia Roberts-starring Amazon TV series, Titanic Rising is a joke. It's a made-up movie, a nonexistent sequel to
Peter Helman | April 2, 2019 - 12:08 pm

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Album Of The Week: Brutus Nest

The "about" line you'll find on Brutus' social channels serves as an apt manifestation of the Belgian post-metal band's art: minimalist, mysterious, and menacing. It…
Michael Nelson | March 26, 2019 - 1:29 pm

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Album Of The Week: Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe

Nilüfer Yanya writes about the in-between: the slippery space between waking and dreaming, the difference between what you think you should be feeling and what…
James Rettig | March 19, 2019 - 11:38 am

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Album Of The Week: CHAI PUNK

Punk can often feel exclusionary. More than 20 years ago, Jawbreaker asked, "who's punk, what's the score?," and it can still feel like a big…
James Rettig | March 12, 2019 - 11:33 am

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Album Of The Week: Stella Donnelly Beware Of The Dogs

Stella Donnelly's debut album, Beware Of The Dogs, opens with a threat: "Oh are you scared of me old man/ Or are you scared of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 5, 2019 - 11:09 am

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Album Of The Week: Hand Habits placeholder

Meg Duffy's first Hand Habits album was recorded alone at home in stolen moments between tours, while they were playing as part of Kevin Morby's…
James Rettig | February 26, 2019 - 11:30 am

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Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly

Before we can even discuss this week's best albums, there is something that needs to be addressed: band names. Band names are bad now. I…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2019 - 11:29 am

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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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