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Album Of The Week: Big Thief Capacity

The world is not exactly suffering from a drought of vaguely rootsy, slightly folk-influenced indie rock bands. There are a lot of those motherfuckers out…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 10:38 am

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Album Of The Week: Elder Reflections Of A Floating World

We tend to think of Conan The Barbarian as a big, dumb fucker with a sword. But Conan was something else, too. Robert E. Howard,…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2017 - 11:26 am

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Album Of The Week: The I.L.Y’s Bodyguard

Death Grips have to be the most love-it-or-hate-it proposition on the musical landscape today. If you're not a fan -- and I'm not -- then…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2017 - 10:53 am

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Album Of The Week: The Mountain Goats Goths

A couple of months ago, John Darnielle published a book about darkness. Universal Harvester is either the Mountain Goats frontman's second novel or his third,…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2017 - 10:55 am

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Album Of The Week: PWR BTTM Pageant

Have you ever been through rock-show fatigue? It's happened to me a couple of times. Here's how it happens: It's, let's say, a Tuesday night,…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2017 - 11:41 am

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Album Of The Week: Perfume Genius No Shape

No Shape kicks off with a truly magical moment. Opening track "Otherside" begins with the steady plink of a piano as Mike Hadreas' warm and…
James Rettig | May 2, 2017 - 11:13 am

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Album Of The Week: Cashmere Cat 9

It's entirely possible that nobody represents the permeability of circa-now pop music better than Cashmere Cat. Cashmere Cat is Magnus August Høiberg, a Norwegian producer…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 10:42 am

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Album Of The Week: Charly Bliss Guppy

The New York band Charly Bliss have just about the most perfectly millennial origin story I've ever encountered. When frontwoman Eva Grace Hendricks met guitarist…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2017 - 11:49 am

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Album Of The Week: Little Dragon Season High

The coastal town of Gothenburg is Sweden's second-biggest city, but it's not a big city; you can walk across the whole place in a couple…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2017 - 1:01 pm

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Album Of The Week: Future Islands The Far Field

Future Islands became a meme. That's something that happened. Their ultimate reward for years of making eloquent and elegant synthpop head-ringers, of playing every hole-in-the-wall…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2017 - 12:01 pm

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Album Of The Week: Aimee Mann Mental Illness

In 1985, at the second annual MTV Video Music Awards, 'Til Tuesday, the new wave band that Aimee Mann formed when she was in college,…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2017 - 11:02 am

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Album Of The Week: Mount Eerie A Crow Looked At Me

"This new album is barely music." That's Phil Elverum speaking about his new Mount Eerie album A Crow Looked At Me in Jayson Greene's stunning
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 10:21 am

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Album Of The Week: Sorority Noise You’re Not As __ As You Think

Cam Boucher, frontman of the great Connecticut emo band Sorority Noise, also has a hardcore band called Old Grey, and a few months ago, that…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:13 pm

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Album Of The Week: Laura Marling Semper Femina

Marcus Mumford used to be Laura Marling's drummer. It's so weird to think about that now. It's weird, in the first place, to think about…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 10:45 am

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Album Of The Week: Roc Marciano Rosebudd’s Revenge

For decades, most of the best New York rap sounded like a slap in the head. New York is, of course, the city that invented…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2017 - 12:12 pm
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