A dream-pop homecoming for the New Zealand outfit.
The metal innovators carve out more space to change heavy music's shape.
A backward-looking album from a band whose talents don't seem like they're being used to their fullest.
The black metal legends continue to refine their progressive approach.
The place where searing catharsis and perfect melodies collide.
Annie Clark goes pop, sorta.
A profound doom-metal meditation on grief and loss.
An album for the present day, inspired by Thatcher's England.
A labored-over and predictable album from an artist who's capable of so much more.
Archy Marshall returns with a long, complicated album that sounds like decay.
Austin metal outfit delivers a thrilling sci-fi thrash debut.
The New York duo delivers another set of sophisticated pop with reserved dynamism.
Brooklyn black metal brother duo turns in one of the most pivotal metal records of the year.
An album about love—probably.
Mackenzie Scott trades guitars for electronics and immediacy for slow-burners.
The avant garde singer/songwriter earns her comparisons to the genre-smashing greats.
A natural extension of a solid post-punk discography.
An album that'll remind you why you love metal.
A trans-Pacific partnership between two great singer/songwriters yields feelgood results.
A hip-house homecoming from the Detroit beatmaker.