Squarepusher : Damogen Furies

Squarepusher : Damogen Furies

Tom Jenkinson offers up one of his most difficult and challenging releases to date, and not the most enjoyable.

Ava Luna : Infinite House

Ava Luna : Infinite House

The Brooklyn art rock outfit delivers their most fully realized statement, challenging to both the artist and listener.

Speedy Ortiz : Foil Deer

Speedy Ortiz : Foil Deer

The Massachusetts indie rock outfit follow-up Major Arcana with another outstanding indie rock album, whatever that means.

Built to Spill : Untethered Moon

Built to Spill : Untethered Moon

The Boise indie heroes return with another set of indie guitar rock jams, slightly dulled with production haze.

Passion Pit : Kindred

Passion Pit : Kindred

Michael Angelakos’ third album with Passion Pit is a complex, emotional album heavy on contrast.

Abyss : Heretical Anatomy

Abyss : Heretical Anatomy

The Toronto death metal outfit uses only 20 minutes to cram in several decades’ worth of death and thrash metal history.

Doldrums : The Air Conditioned Nightmare

Doldrums : The Air Conditioned Nightmare

Airick Woodhead moves to a new label, but didn’t bring the promising sounds of his debut with him.

Toro y Moi : What For?

Toro y Moi : What For?

Chaz Bundick doesn’t quite hit the sweet spot on album number four, but he’s definitely still in the groove.