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Album Of The Week: At The Gates To Drink From The Night Itself

There's something so beautifully pure about the band that breaks up immediately after releasing its best album. It's a romantic idea: these people who have…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2018 - 10:37 am

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Album Of The Week: Illuminati Hotties Kiss Yr Frenemies

If you can appreciate the wit and whimsy that inspires a barely-scraping-by solo musician to name their project Illuminati Hotties, you will also probably dig…
Chris DeVille | May 8, 2018 - 12:46 pm

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Album Of The Week: Iceage Beyondless

Ever since their first LP, New Brigade, appeared at the beginning of this decade, the Danish quartet Iceage have been buzzed about in particular punk…
Ryan Leas | May 1, 2018 - 11:30 am

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Album Of The Week: Half Waif Lavender

Some songs are spells. The ones Nandi Rose Plunkett casts as Half Waif conjure meaning out of everyday human experience. Through her lens, a walk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 24, 2018 - 11:43 am

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Album Of The Week: Krimewatch Krimewatch

How long does an album have to be to qualify as an album? The self-titled debut from the New York punk band Krimewatch is 12…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 10:49 am

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Album Of The Week: War On Women Capture The Flag

When they were starting out, Baltimore's War On Women defined their sound as "Bikini Kill meets early Metallica." That seems like an untenable combination --…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2018 - 11:25 am

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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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