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 […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – bloc party lindsay – crooked fingers reissues dario – night beats jeff – basement THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Basement – Promise Everything CD/LP+MP3/Cassette (Run For Cover) “Ipswich band Basement went on indefinite hiatus in 2013, just after releasing their second recordColourmeinkindness. Accruing a dedicated posthumous following, the band came back […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – marc lanegan lindsay – spoon dario – spoon, jennylee jeff – badly drawn boy   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Badly Drawn Boy – The Hour Of The Bewilderbeast [Reissue/2000] 2xCD (XL) When The Hour Of Bewilderbeast was originally released in 2000, it was met with critical acclaim and won the […]