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 […]

Moses Sumney – Aromanticism [Jagjaguwar] We are entering an era of music that will be defined by it’s inclusiveness. Genres are being bent and intermingled to the point of being unrecognizable. I’ll admit to letting the more purist side of my taste get the best of me, often putting my foot down, stating “just commit […]

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 – sherwood at the controls comp lindsay – stephen steinbrink, hannah georgas dario – stephen steinbrink, jeff parker jeff – stephen steinbrink, dj shadow THIS WEEK’S NEW RELEASES Augustines – This Is Your Life CD (PIAS America) “Despite our constant collective quest for The New, we’ll always return to those musicians who imbue […]

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 – 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 – 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 […]