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 – 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 – 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 […]

STAFF PICKS kimber – alan vega / alex chilton / ben vaughn lindsay – laddio bolocko, holy sons dario – sam amidon jeff – inventions   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Sam Amidon – But This Chicken Proved Falsehearted [Reissue/2006] CD/LP+MP3 (Omnivore) Before Sam Amidon’s acclaimed albums for Nonesuch Records and Bedroom Community, he’d released a few on his […]

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 – gardens & villa lindsay – red house painters reissues dario – modern lovers reissue jeff – mewithoutyou, pavement   THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES   Melanie Martinez – Crybaby CD (Atlantic) Melanie Martinez is an unforgettable 20-year-old artist from Long Island, New York — a stunning and provocative singer/songwriter and visual presence. She wants to […]