This mix of styles and approaches turns out to be a surprisingly strong entrypoint to the band's music.
The Australian synth-pop outfit edits down and creates a live feeling with their latest.
The Montreal trio creates a potent slow burn on their heavy, graceful third album.
Atlanta post-punks refine their minimalist sound on their excellent second album.
The New Jersey emo revivalists recapture rawness while shedding some of their post-rock ambition.
A solid addition to an expanding space in doom metal.
A soulful work heavily accented by sweeping strings.
The rising, masked rapper makes her proper debut with boisterous beats and smart wordplay.
A reserved embrace of serious topics.
Wolfe embraces heavier rock sounds with the aid of Kurt Ballou, Aaron Turner and more.
The Norwegian progressive band tightens up a little too much and loses some character in the process.
A strong enough effort to make one reevaluate the past decade or so.
James Murphy and company's first album in seven years is more mournful but still groovy.
After four years, the indie heroes rock a little harder but mostly find their groove in quiet contemplation.
The UK electronic duo shelves their post-dubstep bass in favor of post-punk sleekness.
The Australian outfit's third album has competent song structures but little that separates them from the pack.
The noise-rap outfit soundtracks the tension of the modern age.
Mogwai go pop. Kind of.
The Canadian jangle-pop outfit rides the in-between of FOMO and JOMO on their second album.
The Afrobeat legend nods to his past while taking jazz into the future.