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Album Of The Week: Wye Oak The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

A decade ago, Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack were waiting tables at the Golden West, the Baltimore restaurant where my brother used to wash dishes.
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2018 - 11:49 am

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Album Of The Week: Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

I used to think of it as the "Snoopy Track" problem. Maybe now it's the "Supercut" problem. It's a weird, petty, entirely personal thing, and…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2018 - 10:22 am

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Album Of The Week: Courtney Marie Andrews May Your Kindness Remain

Two of the 10 songs from May Your Kindness Remain, Courtney Marie Andrews' astonishingly beautiful new album, have the word kindness in the title. This…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2018 - 10:25 am

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Album Of The Week: 03 Greedo The Wolf Of Grape Street

Here are some details about 03 Greedo, the LA street-rapper who, in recent months, has become a sort of online cult hero: He's got a…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2018 - 11:22 am

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Album Of The Week: David Byrne American Utopia

One Tuesday morning, just a little under 10 years ago, my wife and I learned that she was pregnant. I didn't know what the fuck…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2018 - 10:12 am

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Album Of The Week: Lucy Dacus Historian

For about 40 years, my father taught history at Loyola College in Baltimore. At his retirement party a couple of years ago, my dad's colleagues…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2018 - 10:27 am

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Album Of The Week: Screaming Females All At Once

It's the cheapest thing in the world to focus on the fact that Marissa Paternoster is a small human being with an enormous voice, even…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2018 - 10:31 am

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Album Of The Week: Superchunk What A Time To Be Alive

There's a song on What A Time To Be Alive, the new album from North Carolina indie originators Superchunk, that's called "Reagan Youth," named after…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2018 - 11:15 am

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Album Of The Week: Holy Motors Slow Sundown

I know a few things, but I don't know much about Estonia. Here's everything I know: I know it's a Baltic state, a former Socialist…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2018 - 11:56 am

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Album Of The Week: Bat Fangs Bat Fangs

One of these days, we're going to learn. In 2010, when Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss teamed up with Mary Timony and Rebecca Cole to…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2018 - 11:14 am

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Album Of The Week: Tribulation Down Below

About two years ago, in the midst of one of those magical New York nights where you end up in places you never would've thought…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2018 - 11:58 am

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Album Of The Week: Closer All This Will Be

I don't know how or why the term "skramz" started. It's an ugly, clumsy word, but it's useful. Functionally, "skramz" pretty much means "what screamo…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2018 - 10:42 am

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Album Of The Week: Jeff Rosenstock POST-

"A concept album about economic anxiety." That was what I called WORRY., the last album from Long Island pop-punk auteur Jeff Rosenstock back when it…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2018 - 11:31 am

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Album Of The Week: Conway G.O.A.T.

It's hard for me to understand how an album this good sneaks out into the world without anyone much noticing. For a solid year, the…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2018 - 10:15 am

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Album Of The Week: Lemuria Recreational Hate

The Buffalo band Lemuria didn't release their debut album until 2008, but they started in 2004. And they've always sounded something like 2004, or at…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2017 - 10:42 am
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