Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

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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Album Of The Week: Charly Bliss Young Enough

Eva Hendricks has bars. Two years ago, when Hendricks' band Charly Bliss came out blasting with their debut album, Guppy, it was easy to miss…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2019 - 12:10 pm

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Album Of The Week: Big Thief U.F.O.F.

Big Thief named their debut album Masterpiece. For a relatively unknown band at the time, that title set a lofty precedent. There was something almost…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 30, 2019 - 10:28 am

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Album Of The Week: Aldous Harding Designer

In Aldous Harding's video for "The Barrel," Harding, a singer and songwriter from New Zealand, stares into the camera. She stares hard. She stares in…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2019 - 11:18 am

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Album Of The Week: Wand Laughing Matter

There are a lot of disgruntled Radiohead fans out there. Although the Oxford combo remains one of the world's most beloved bands, a subset of…
Chris DeVille | April 16, 2019 - 11:39 am

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Album Of The Week: Inter Arma Sulphur English

The dudes who make metal -- even the most searing, scorching, planet-swallowing metal -- are just dudes. (And women.) They are not mythic overlords, kings…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2019 - 10:53 am

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Album Of The Week: Weyes Blood Titanic Rising

In Homecoming, the narrative fiction podcast turned Julia Roberts-starring Amazon TV series, Titanic Rising is a joke. It's a made-up movie, a nonexistent sequel to
Peter Helman | April 2, 2019 - 12:08 pm

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Album Of The Week: Brutus Nest

The "about" line you'll find on Brutus' social channels serves as an apt manifestation of the Belgian post-metal band's art: minimalist, mysterious, and menacing. It…
Michael Nelson | March 26, 2019 - 1:29 pm

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Album Of The Week: Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe

Nilüfer Yanya writes about the in-between: the slippery space between waking and dreaming, the difference between what you think you should be feeling and what…
James Rettig | March 19, 2019 - 11:38 am
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