Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

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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Album Of The Week: Florist Emily Alone

The album's title is factually correct. Florist are a band. They've been a band since 2013. They've released two albums as a band. And yet…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2019 - 10:41 am

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Album Of The Week: Maxo Kream Brandon Banks

Will they be the same band? That's something we used to worry about. From the post-Nirvana early-'90s grunge boom all the way through to the…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2019 - 11:18 am

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Album Of The Week: Purple Mountains Purple Mountains

Because David Berman is the reclusive singer-songwriter behind legendary indie band Silver Jews and the author of the acclaimed poetry collection Actual Air, you might…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2019 - 1:50 pm

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Album Of The Week: Van Dale The Visitor

In one sense every local music scene has a Joe Camerlengo, but in another sense Joe Camerlengo is one of a kind.
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2019 - 10:33 am

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Album Of The Week: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Bandana

The combination of Freddie Gibbs and Madlib makes no sense, which is why it makes the most sense. Gibbs comes from the burned-out and forgotten…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2019 - 12:15 pm

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Album Of The Week: Mannequin Pussy Patience

Mannequin Pussy operate in extremes. Their self-released debut album, 2013’s GP, was hard and fast punk, 10 songs in under 20 minutes with names like…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 18, 2019 - 10:31 am

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Album Of The Week: Baroness Gold & Grey

Four months from now -- four months from this Thursday, to be specific -- Baroness' Blue Record will turn 10. I don't know if that's…
Michael Nelson | June 11, 2019 - 3:26 pm

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Album Of The Week: Palehound Black Friday

The very first Palehound songs were acerbic and wired. They could be dark and ugly, even masochistic at times. "Vandalize my body if it helps…
James Rettig | June 4, 2019 - 11:32 am

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Album Of The Week: Skepta Ignorance Is Bliss

"A bunch of young men in black dancing extremely aggressively onstage -- it made me feel so intimidated. And it's not just what I expect…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2019 - 10:02 am

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Album Of The Week: Cate Le Bon Reward

Cate Le Bon truly cannot stop creating. Since her last album, 2016's Crab Day, she produced Deerhunter's latest album and continued her fruitful collaborative partnership…
James Rettig | May 21, 2019 - 11:03 am

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Album Of The Week: Operators Radiant Dawn

You could take Dan Boeckner for granted. In fact, you probably are taking Dan Boeckner for granted. Over the last two decades, most of us…
Ryan Leas | May 14, 2019 - 12:38 pm
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