Album Of The Week

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Album Of The Week: The Microphones Microphones In 2020

"I will never stop singing this song," Phil Elverum intones in his signature trembling singsong narration. "It goes on forever." Less charitable listeners might spotlight…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2020 - 11:46 am

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Album Of The Week: Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death

Rock bands aren't supposed to get big anymore, but apparently no one told Fontaines D.C. The young Dublin quintet took the world by storm just…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2020 - 12:47 pm

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Album Of The Week: Katie Dey mydata

The internet is vast and meaningless. It can also be uncomfortably intimate. The relationships that we forge online, through clacking away at keys, are not…
James Rettig | July 21, 2020 - 11:34 am

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Album Of The Week: JARV IS… Beyond The Pale

For a while there, it was easy to wonder whether Jarvis Cocker would ever release another album.
Ryan Leas | July 14, 2020 - 12:46 pm

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Album Of The Week: Margo Price That’s How Rumors Get Started

At a certain point, it no longer makes sense to use the word "country." Margo Price does not make country music. Maybe she never did.
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2020 - 11:37 am

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Album Of The Week: Little Kid Transfiguration Highway

Before we begin this week's review, a reminder: Yesterday we launched Save Stereogum: An '00s Covers Comp. It's a collection of over 40 all-new exclusive…
Chris DeVille | June 30, 2020 - 1:35 pm

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Album Of The Week: Pottery Welcome To Bobby’s Motel

Welcome To Bobby's Motel is a nonsensical title for Pottery's debut album, which also makes it a perfect title. It is, obviously, a greeting, which…
Ryan Leas | June 23, 2020 - 12:28 pm

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Album Of The Week: Braids Shadow Offering

Braids have a flair for the dramatic. Throughout their four albums, the Canadian trio have been an outlet for unhinged catharsis. They are masters of…
James Rettig | June 16, 2020 - 11:37 am

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Album Of The Week: Coriky Coriky

One night in the long-ago time of February 2020, Ian MacKaye stood onstage in Charlottesville, Virginia and sang these words: "What's surprising is the expectation…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2020 - 10:40 am

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Album Of The Week: Run The Jewels RTJ4

The first song on RTJ4 climaxes with a police standoff. "I got one round left, 100 cops outside," Killer Mike raps. "I could shoot at…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2020 - 4:27 pm

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Album Of The Week: 2nd Grade Hit To Hit

2nd Grade's songs are short and insistent, like they were designed for the attention span of someone that's actually in the second grade. There are…
James Rettig | May 26, 2020 - 11:28 am

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Album Of The Week: Nation Of Language Introduction, Presence

Nostalgia has long since been a dirty word. People use it as a dismissal, of escapism or entrenchment by those too afraid to face contemporary…
Ryan Leas | May 19, 2020 - 10:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Moses Sumney græ

"I insist upon my right to be multiple. Even more so, I insist upon the recognition of my multiplicity. All things encompassed in one." The writer, photographer, and speaker…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2020 - 11:40 am

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Album Of The Week: I Break Horses Warnings

The name Warnings naturally suggests something foreboding. Whether reflecting on the signs you missed but should've seen, or imagining what could be around the corner,…
Ryan Leas | May 5, 2020 - 1:17 pm

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Album Of The Week: Car Seat Headrest Making A Door Less Open

Will Toledo is hard to pin down. Even Toledo himself struggles to do it, a friction that has sparked some of his most explosive songwriting.
James Rettig | April 28, 2020 - 11:39 am
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