Aphex Twin : Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2

Aphex Twin : Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2

Richard D. James gives a backstage pass to listeners with his glitchy jams.

Napalm Death : Apex Predator — Easy Meat

Napalm Death : Apex Predator — Easy Meat

The iconic UK grindcore pioneers continue to reshape extreme metal in their own image.

Natalie Prass : Natalie Prass

Natalie Prass : Natalie Prass

The Nashville singer/songwriter steps into center stage with a gorgeously orchestrated set of heartbroken pop songs.

Disappears : Irreal

Disappears : Irreal

The shoegazing Chicago band continues to go further down a dark rabbit hole and sometimes it seems there’s no hope of escape.

Jessica Pratt : On Your Own Love Again

Jessica Pratt : On Your Own Love Again

The Los Angeles singer/songwriter’s second album is a great leap forward after an impressive, lo-fi debut.

Joey Bada$$ : B4.DA.$$

Joey Bada$$ : B4.DA.$$

The young emcee graduates from mixtape to full-length, and comes into his own as a distinctive artist.

Viet Cong : Viet Cong

Viet Cong : Viet Cong

The Calgary-based indie rock group — featuring former members of Women — builds a vital piece of work from dark elements.

The Decemberists : What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Decemberists : What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Portland group returns with subtler melodies and stronger storytelling.