Album Reviews

Yussef Dayes black classical music review

Yussef Dayes : Black Classical Music

The London jazz artist’s solo debut packs 19 tracks into 74 minutes of groove

Vagabon Sorry I Haven't called review

Vagabon : Sorry I Haven’t Called

Laetitia Tamko delves further into electronic spaces with vibrant and massive results

Loraine James Gentle Confrontation review

Loraine James : Gentle Confrontation

The UK producer offers a vision of soul and emotion in a digitized space

Mitski the Land is inhospitable review

Mitski : The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We

Mitski takes a long hard look at America through the sound of haunted Americana

Tyler Childers Rustin' in the Rain review

Tyler Childers: Rustin’ in the Rain

As of this writing—as it has been for most of the summer—the top three songs…

Chai Chai review


The Japanese quartet return with an album full of disco beats and an infectious cheerleading for mankind

Baroness STONE review

Baroness : STONE

Baroness explore some of their weirdest and most surprising material on their sixth, non-chromatic album

Romy Mid Air review

Romy : Mid Air

The xx vocalist’s solo debut is a pop album beaming with joy

Islands And That's Why Dolphins Lost Their Legs

Islands : And That’s Why Dolphins Lost Their Legs

The Canadian indie pop group’s ninth album is intriguingly awash in muted malaise

Angel Du$t Brand New Soul review

Angel Du$t : Brand New Soul

The Baltimore group helmed by Trapped Under Ice’s Justice Tripp deliver their most versatile set of songs

chemical brothers for that beautiful feeling review

The Chemical Brothers : For That Beautiful Feeling

The UK big beat legends hit a new creative streak on their thrilling new LP

Sprain the Lamb as effigy review

Sprain : The Lamb As Effigy or Three Hundred and Fifty XOXOXOS for a Spark Union With My Darling Divine

Sprain compel you to ponder while the gargantuan pieces on this 96-minute LP collapse and reassemble

Hüsker Dü tonite longhorn review

Hüsker Dü : Tonite Longhorn

The punk legends captured at their rawest on this new document

Hey Colossus In Blood review

Hey Colossus : In Blood

The UK noise-psych group ease into a more melodic groove on their 10th full-length album

Jeff Rosenstock Hellmode review

Jeff Rosenstock : HELLMODE

A sonic replica of how it feels to live in so-called “interesting times”

Drab Majesty An Object in Motion

Drab Majesty : An Object In Motion

Sometimes an identity crisis is a good thing. On Drab Majesty‘s new mini-album An Object…

Earl Sweatshirt Voir dire review

Earl Sweatshirt and the Alchemist : Voir Dire

Earl’s new collab with The Alchemist is one of the breeziest in his catalog

Slowdive Everything Is Alive

Slowdive : Everything Is Alive

With their second album of their second act, the shoegaze legends continue to explore the limits of their hazy sound

Spellling and the Mystery School review

SPELLLING : SPELLLING & The Mystery School

Chrystia Cabral revisits earlier material for the sake of a bold new vision.

The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms : You Are Who You Hang Out With

The long running punk/emo group change up their approach with a little more Auto-Tune