Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Kvelertak Splid

When was the last time a band switched lead singers without slowing down? Throughout rock history, there's plenty of precedent for this kind of thing.
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2020 - 10:19 am

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Album Of The Week: Envy The Fallen Crimson

Nobody likes the second season of Friday Night Lights. On the scale of generally-acknowledged television failures, those 15 episodes have gone down in history somewhere…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2020 - 10:19 am

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Album Of The Week: Frances Quinlan Likewise

In 2005, Frances Quinlan put out her first album under the name Hop Along, Queen Ansleis. She recorded it in the summer between her freshman…
James Rettig | January 28, 2020 - 10:33 am

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Album Of The Week: Andy Shauf The Neon Skyline

Andy Shauf would rather be the storyteller than the story, but his is worth retelling. Shauf, 33, spent his twenties slowly rising out of Regina,…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2020 - 12:11 pm

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Album Of The Week: The Innocence Mission See You Tomorrow

The Innocence Mission are unheralded masters of folk. The Lancaster, PA group has been around for over three decades, but they've mostly operated on the…
James Rettig | January 14, 2020 - 12:18 pm

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Album Of The Week: Georgia Seeking Thrills

The best dance songs are about dancing. Dance music is self-referential: Here is a song about dancing that will make you dance. It's a simple…
James Rettig | January 7, 2020 - 11:40 am

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Album Of The Week: Duster Duster

Duster aren't the only band rising from the dead this week. Melbourne garage-punks Eddy Current Suppression Ring are releasing their first album in nearly a…
James Rettig | December 10, 2019 - 12:04 pm

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Album Of The Week: Burial Tunes 2011-2019

Before dubstep meant Skrillex and "Turn Down For What" and all manner of EDM excess, it meant Burial. Or at least that's what it meant…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2019 - 12:00 pm

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Album Of The Week: Red Death Sickness Divine

DC punk bands don't last. It's a cliché, but it's true. The city of Washington, DC has left a seismic impact on American punk rock…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2019 - 11:00 am

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Album Of The Week: Blood Incantation Hidden History Of The Human Race

Stop. Take a moment. Ask yourself something. Are you interested in death metal? This is not a philosophical question. Do you enjoy the sound of…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2019 - 11:22 am

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Album Of The Week: Bonnie “Prince” Billy I Made A Place

On the back half of I Made A Place, the first proper album of new Bonnie "Prince" Billy songs in nearly a decade, there's a…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2019 - 10:34 am

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Album Of The Week: FKA Twigs MAGDALENE

FKA Twigs' music has always been physical. On LP1, that physicality expressed itself as dominant, aggressive; on the M3LL155X EP, she toyed around with the…
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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