STAFF PICKS Kimber – Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lindsay – Metz, Hiss Golden Messenger Dario – Phoebe Bridgers, Godspeed You! Black Emperor Dominic – Moses Sumney, Jon Langford THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Amadou & Mariam – La Confusion CD (Because Music) Eighth full-length album from acclaimed Malian musical duo. [Vinyl edition due October 6.] Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger […]

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 […]

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 – tinariwen lindsay – neko case, beat happening dario – shye ben tzur, jonny greenwood and the rajasthan express jeff – six organs of admittance   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Adele – 25 CD/LP (XL/Columbia) “‘Hello’ doesn’t just introduce 25; in many ways, it sums up the album. On 25, the rage and […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – youth lagoon, bikini kill lindsay – kurt vile, youth lagoon dario – julia holter jeff – kurt vile   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Bikini Kill – Revolution Girl Style Now [1991] CD/LP+MP3 (Bikini Kill) Bikini Kill’s first collection of work (previously cassette-only) has been expanded with three previously unreleased tracks: “Ocean Song,” […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – iron and wine lindsay – tame impala dario – carlton melton jeff – peacers, tame impala THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The Bird And The Bee – Recreational Love CD/LP (Rostrum) The fourth album from the bird and the bee, Recreational Love, came to life over a half-decade of songwriting and recording. “We didn’t […]