Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Vivian Girls Memory

In a scene where it was cool not to give a shit, Vivian Girls always gave a shit. A lot of different people give a…
James Rettig | September 17, 2019 - 11:38 am

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Album Of The Week: (Sandy) Alex G House Of Sugar

An Alex Giannascoli song can be anything. Ask someone what (Sandy) Alex G sounds like and you're bound to get a different answer every time.
James Rettig | September 10, 2019 - 11:48 am

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Album Of The Week: Bat For Lashes Lost Girls

When Natasha Khan announced her new album, Lost Girls, her fifth as Bat For Lashes, it came with a specific array of inspirations: Los Angeles,…
Ryan Leas | September 3, 2019 - 11:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Joan Shelley Like The River Loves The Sea

The new season of Succession, HBO's great show about the backstabbing machinations of a family of vampiric right-wing media barons, opens with an image of…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2019 - 11:46 am

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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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