Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Petal Magic Gone

Last year, Nazis and white supremacists rioted in the streets of the small Southern city where I've lived for the past six years. They killed…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2018 - 12:25 pm

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Album Of The Week: Flasher Constant Image

If you would like to know how it feels to have your brain lining peeled like a grape, spend a few days in our nation's…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2018 - 11:16 am

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Album Of The Week: Oneohtrix Point Never Age Of

Two years ago, Daniel Lopatin was the last person onstage at the Pitchfork Music Festival. Someone at the festival had booked Lopatin's Oneohtrix Point Never…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2018 - 11:59 am

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Album Of The Week: Wooden Shjips V.

A little while ago, I interviewed Roc Marciano, a rapper and producer whose music I really like. It didn’t go well. Much of the short…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2018 - 12:16 pm

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Album Of The Week: At The Gates To Drink From The Night Itself

There's something so beautifully pure about the band that breaks up immediately after releasing its best album. It's a romantic idea: these people who have…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2018 - 10:37 am

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Album Of The Week: Illuminati Hotties Kiss Yr Frenemies

If you can appreciate the wit and whimsy that inspires a barely-scraping-by solo musician to name their project Illuminati Hotties, you will also probably dig…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2018 - 12:46 pm

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Album Of The Week: Iceage Beyondless

Ever since their first LP, New Brigade, appeared at the beginning of this decade, the Danish quartet Iceage have been buzzed about in particular punk…
Ryan Leas | May 1, 2018 - 11:30 am

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Album Of The Week: Half Waif Lavender

Some songs are spells. The ones Nandi Rose Plunkett casts as Half Waif conjure meaning out of everyday human experience. Through her lens, a walk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 24, 2018 - 11:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Krimewatch Krimewatch

How long does an album have to be to qualify as an album? The self-titled debut from the New York punk band Krimewatch is 12…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 10:49 am

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Album Of The Week: War On Women Capture The Flag

When they were starting out, Baltimore's War On Women defined their sound as "Bikini Kill meets early Metallica." That seems like an untenable combination --…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2018 - 11:25 am

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Album Of The Week: Wye Oak The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

A decade ago, Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack were waiting tables at the Golden West, the Baltimore restaurant where my brother used to wash dishes.
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2018 - 11:49 am

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Album Of The Week: Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

I used to think of it as the "Snoopy Track" problem. Maybe now it's the "Supercut" problem. It's a weird, petty, entirely personal thing, and…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2018 - 10:22 am

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Album Of The Week: Courtney Marie Andrews May Your Kindness Remain

Two of the 10 songs from May Your Kindness Remain, Courtney Marie Andrews' astonishingly beautiful new album, have the word kindness in the title. This…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2018 - 10:25 am

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Album Of The Week: 03 Greedo The Wolf Of Grape Street

Here are some details about 03 Greedo, the LA street-rapper who, in recent months, has become a sort of online cult hero: He's got a…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2018 - 11:22 am

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Album Of The Week: David Byrne American Utopia

One Tuesday morning, just a little under 10 years ago, my wife and I learned that she was pregnant. I didn't know what the fuck…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2018 - 10:12 am
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