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 – Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Lindsay – Destroyer Dario – William Eggleston Dominic – The Sea And The Cake reissues THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Brand New – Science Fiction CD/LP (PMTRAITORS, LLC) Science Fiction serves as the long-awaited fifth full-length (and potentially final) album from cult Long Island band Brand New and their […]

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 – tarentel lindsay – psychic ills, whitney, minor victories dario – steve gunn jeff – whitney THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES 10,000 Maniacs – Playing Favorites CD (Omnivore) Recorded before an adoring crowd in Jamestown, NY, Playing Favoritesfeatures 14 live tracks, including hits and fan favorites from the group’s storied and influential career. The […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – destroyer lindsay – chris cohen, psychic temple, anohni dario – joanna brouke, psychic temple jeff – chris cohen, anohni THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker [Reissue/2000] 2xCD+DVD/4xLP+DVD (Pax Americana) Deluxe reissue of Ryan Adams’ first solo album, expanded with unreleased outtakes, pre-album demos, exclusive photos, and a DVD of a solo acoustic […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – nada surf lindsay – thao and the get down stay down dario – heron oblivion jeff – rob crow’s gloomy place, THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES The Coral – Distance In Between CD/LP (Ignition) After a five-year hiatus The Coral return with their eighth studio album. Recorded at Liverpool’s Parr Street Studio with co-producer Richard Turvey, Distance […]