Black Friday is perhaps the most contentious of unofficial holidays. Following immediately after one of our most popular holidays, it can be seen by some as another corporate revenue grab, that takes advantage of all the hard working people, who are trying to enjoy a very well deserved day off, with family and friends. On […]

STAFF PICKS Kimber – Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Lindsay – Jessica Lea Mayfield, Lucinda Williams Dario – Protomartyr Dominic – Kamasi Washington THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES David Crosby – Sky Trails CD/2xLP (BMG) Sky Trails, David Crosby’s third album of original material in four years, continues the fearless folk-rock legend’s unexpected late-period resurgence. Sky Trails […]

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 – mercury program lindsay – marissa nadler dario – marissa nadler, mutual benefit jeff – mrs magician THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Adult Jazz – Earrings Off! CD/LP (Tri Angle) “The Leeds-based band Adult Jazz released one of 2014’s most surprising records, an ear-candy mix of warped sounds, disjointed melodies and fractured beats. Now […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – frightened rabbit lindsay – parquet courts, frightened rabbit dario – woods, kings of convenience reissues jeff – kings of convenience reissues THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Daniel Ash – Stripped CD (Main Man) Released on vinyl for RSD 2015 — now available on CD. For over 35 years, he has been one of the seminal […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – bonnie prince billy lindsay – shearwater, ty segall dario – tortoise, bonnie prince billy jeff – tortoise THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast [Reissue/2000] 2xCD/2xLP/3xLP (XL) When The Hour Of Bewilderbeast was originally released in 2000, it was met with critical acclaim and won […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – el vy lindsay – all them witches dario – sonny smith jeff – all them witches THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES EL VY – Return To The Moon LP (4AD) Finally available on LP. El Vy (pronounced like a plural of Elvis; rhymes with ‘hell pie’) is the musical collaboration between Matt Berninger, vocalist […]