Album Reviews

Matthew Sweet : Kimi Ga Suki

Matthew Sweet gives much love to Japan.

Tomahawk : Mit Gas

Mike Patton’s umpteenth band makes a surprisingly accessible second album.

Ed Harcourt : From Every Sphere

Harcourt’s newest is a simple record wrapped in extravagant orchestration.

Cursive : The Ugly Organ

Andrew Lloyd Webber never rocked this hard.

Califone : Quicksand/Cradlesnakes

Califone might be the world’s first post-country band.

Cat Power : You Are Free

It’s the music that matters most.

The Postal Service : Give Up

The emo kids are learning to dance.

The Postal Service : Such Great Heights; The District Sleeps Alone Tonight

Did Jimmy Tamborello and Ben Gibbard write the best singles of the year?

Ted Leo Hearts of Oak review

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists : Hearts of Oak

Ted and Co. serve up the best album to come outta Jersey since Slippery When Wet.

The Delgados : HATE

Space is the Place for these Scots.

Loose Fur : Loose Fur

Were Tweedy and O’Rourke Made for Each Other?

alaska! : Emotions

Two-thirds of the new Folk Implosion head for The Great North.

Matthew Sweet : Girlfriend

Don’t you need to be back in the arms of a good friend?