STAFF PICKS Lindsay – DIIV, Vanishing Twin, and Young Jesus Dario – Vanishing Twin, La Luz, and Tom Skinner Kimber – Andrew Bird Jake – DIIV and Tom Skinner Zach – Young Jesus, Gravediggaz reissue, and DIIV Ash – Lonnie Smith DIIV – Frog In Boiling Water CD/LP (Fantasy) Produced by Chris Coady and written […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Beth Gibbons and Shellac Dario – Faun Fables reissues Kimber – Erlend Oye / La Comitiva Jake – Beth Gibbons, Modest Mouse, and Quasi Zach – Glass Beams, Gatecreeper, Billie Eilish Ash – Of Montreal The Avett Brothers – The Avett Brothers CD/LP (Ramseur) The Avett Brothers return with their first album […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Pokey LaFarge, Arab Strap, and Shannon and The Clams Dario – Mary Lattimore and Walt McClements, and Jim White and Marisa Anderson Kimber –  Jim White and Marisa Anderson Jake – Amen Dunes and Water From Your Eyes Zach – Shannon and the Clams and Arab Strap Ash – Mulatu Astatke […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Emily Nenni, Karate Boogaloo, and Camera Obscura Dario – Jessica Pratt and Karate Boogaloo Kimber – Broadcast Jake – Xiu Xiu reissue and Matmos Zach – Emily Nenni, Ibibio Sound Machine and Lemon Twigs Ash – Mdou Moctar and Kamasi Washington Kamasi Washington – Fearless Movement CD/2xLP (Young) Kamasi Washington calls […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Lucy Rose and Leyla McCalla Dario – Leyla McCalla Kimber – Bobby Hutcherson and Herbie Hancock reissues Jake – Pianos Become the Teeth, BDRMM, and Cloud Nothings Zach – Brainstory Ash – Ai Aso Cloud Nothings – Final Summer CD/LP (Pure Noise) Over the past 15 years Cloud Nothings have become […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Charley Crockett, Bodega, Corridor, Lostines Dario – Oren Ambarchi and Six Organs of Admittance Kimber – Four Tet and Oren Amarchi Jake – Six Organs of Admittance and Bodega Zach – Charley Crockett, Bodega, Iron and Wine Ash – Lonnie Smith St. Vincent – All Born Screaming CD/LP (Virgin) St. Vincent’s […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Metz Dario – James Elkington/Nathan Salsburg and Sunburned Hand of the Man Kimber – Sunburned Hand of the Man Jake – Patrick Shiroishi 7″ and Clipping 7″ Zach – Metz, Ozean, Against Me reissue Ash– Red Hot & Ra  Girl In Red – I’m Doing It Again Baby! CD/LP (Sony) The […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Pernice Brothers and Calexico Dario – Animal Collective reissue Kimber – Khruangbin and Sinkane Jake – Mount Kimbie and Animal Collective reissue Zach – Vampire Weekend, Jordana, and Novo Amor Khruangbin – A La Sala CD/LP (Dead Oceans) Khruangbin’s fourth studio album, A La Sala (“To the Room” in Spanish), is […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Chicano Batman Dario – Jim White Kimber – Ride and Jim White Jake – Sea and Cake, Shabazz Palaces, and Ride Zach – Chastity Belt, serpentwithfeet, and Kelly Moran Ride – Interplay CD/2xLP/Cassette (Wichita Recordings) Everything feels like it has been leading to Interplay, Ride’s seventh album, the third since their […]

STAFF PICKS Lindsay – Sierra Ferrell, Wye Oak reissue, Elbow, and Adrianne Lenker Dario – Julia Holter and Adrianne Lenker Kimber – Adrianne Lenker and Pan American & Kramer Jake – Sam Evian Zach – Adrianne Lenker, Rosali, Elbow and Thee Sinseers  Sierra Ferrell – Trail Of Flowers CD/LP (Rounder) One of the brightest young […]