Moses Sumney – Aromanticism [Jagjaguwar] We are entering an era of music that will be defined by it’s inclusiveness. Genres are being bent and intermingled to the point of being unrecognizable. I’ll admit to letting the more purist side of my taste get the best of me, often putting my foot down, stating “just commit […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Antibalas Lindsay – Willie Watson Dario – Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Antibalas – Where The Gods Are In Peace CD/LP (Daptone) Antibalas new studio album is an epic Afro-Western Trilogy searching for solace from American political opportunism, greed and vengeance. Through its battle cry of resistance against exploitation […]

Ariel Pink has a new studio album coming out on 9/15 on Mexican Summer called Dedicated To Bobby Jameson! Advanced indie record store listening parties will be held across the U.S. on September 13th and we were lucky enough to be included on a small list of stores, participating. (Click on this link to find […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Chad VanGaalen, Jolie Holland Lindsay -The National, Mogwai Dario – Deerhoof, Chad VanGaalen THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Alvvays – Antisocialites CD/LP+MP3/Cassette (Polyvinyl) Antisocialites is the much-anticipated follow-up to Alvvays’ 2014 self-titled debut. Across its 10 tracks and 33 minutes the Toronto-based group dive back into the deep end of reckless romance and […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis Lindsay – LCD Soundsystem, Penny Sparrow Dario – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The Babe Rainbow – The Babe Rainbow CD/LP+MP3 (30th Century/Columbia) Australia’s The Babe Rainbow have signed to 30th Century Records, the label spearheaded by Danger Mouse, for the release of their debut […]

Are we in danger of losing our sense of exploration? Will the convenience of information at our fingertips dull our courage to reach into the unknown. That same courage that it takes to walk into a restaurant without consulting Yelp might walk a fine line with our courage to peer into dark corners, where unknown […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Soul Of A Nation comp Lindsay – War On Drugs, Together Pangea Dario – Oh Sees THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Alex Chilton – A Man Called Destruction [Reissue/1995] CD/2xLP+MP3 (Omnivore) As lead singer of The Box Tops and co-founder of Big Star, Alex Chilton already had a place in rock history. But […]