Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: FKA Twigs MAGDALENE

FKA Twigs' music has always been defined by physicality. On LP1, that physicality expressed itself as dominant, aggressive; on the M3LL155X EP, she toyed around…
James Rettig | November 5, 2019 - 12:09 pm

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Album Of The Week: Sudan Archives Athena

There's a funny thing that can happen with an artist like Sudan Archives. When Brittney Parks' project first started to garner buzz, it was for…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2019 - 12:47 pm

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Album Of The Week: Great Grandpa Four Of Arrows

It's exciting to hear a band figure it out in real-time. The building blocks were always there for Great Grandpa. "Mostly Here," the song that…
James Rettig | October 22, 2019 - 11:16 am

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Album Of The Week: Clipping There Existed An Addiction To Blood

Evil clowns are having a big year. If you go into Spirit Halloween, you'll notice that evil clowns take up maybe a quarter of the…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2019 - 11:21 am

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Album Of The Week: Lindstrøm On A Clear Day I Can See You Forever

Fourteen years ago, Hans-Peter Lindstøm looked back on the past and ahead at the future at the same time. Lindstrøm had already been making music…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2019 - 11:36 am

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Album Of The Week: Wilco Ode To Joy

Weariness sounds good on Jeff Tweedy. Much of the power and beauty across Wilco's discography has resulted from their founder and frontman sounding beaten-down by…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2019 - 12:51 pm

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Album Of The Week: Moon Duo Stars Are The Light

Moon Duo have always just sounded so cool. Theirs was a nihilistic, nocturnal brand of psychedelia: mechanistic krautrock rhythms, guitars overdriven into furiously combusting engines,…
Ryan Leas | September 24, 2019 - 10:38 am

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Album Of The Week: Vivian Girls Memory

In a scene where it was cool not to give a shit, Vivian Girls always gave a shit. A lot of different people give a…
James Rettig | September 17, 2019 - 11:38 am

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Album Of The Week: (Sandy) Alex G House Of Sugar

An Alex Giannascoli song can be anything. Ask someone what (Sandy) Alex G sounds like and you're bound to get a different answer every time.
James Rettig | September 10, 2019 - 11:48 am

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Album Of The Week: Bat For Lashes Lost Girls

When Natasha Khan announced her new album, Lost Girls, her fifth as Bat For Lashes, it came with a specific array of inspirations: Los Angeles,…
Ryan Leas | September 3, 2019 - 11:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Joan Shelley Like The River Loves The Sea

The new season of Succession, HBO's great show about the backstabbing machinations of a family of vampiric right-wing media barons, opens with an image of…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2019 - 11:46 am

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Album Of The Week: Jay Som Anak Ko

Nostalgia has long been the sound of the future. Popular music is largely a game of reassembling existing pieces in stylish and appealing ways, of…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm

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Album Of The Week: Blanck Mass Animated Violence Mild

This is a certain strain of industrial dance music that existed in the '90s, one that we need back in our lives. This is the…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2019 - 12:21 pm

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Album Of The Week: Marika Hackman Any Human Friend

Marika Hackman didn't start out like this. The English musician was just making plaintive and wispy folk music on her 2015 debut album, We Slept
James Rettig | August 6, 2019 - 11:05 am

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Album Of The Week: Slaughter Beach, Dog Safe And Also No Fear

Jake Ewald started Slaughter Beach, Dog as an outlet for characters. Feeling restless in his main band at the time, Modern Baseball -- whose songs…
James Rettig | July 30, 2019 - 11:08 am
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