Album Reviews

Andy Shauf : Judy/Jeremy’s Wedding

The Canadian singer/songwriter expands on his standout 2020 LP with a pair of brief but excellent new songs.

Covet : Technicolor

The Bay Area trio reveal that the line between prog and math rock is paper thin.

Margo Price : That’s How Rumors Get Started

The singer/songwriter experiments with styles while retaining a country foundation on her third album.

Julianna Barwick : Healing Is a Miracle

The experimental vocalist beautifully captures a sense of wonder on her latest.

Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today review

Protomartyr : Ultimate Success Today

The band’s fifth album is expectedly bleak, but dazzling in its atmosphere and arrangements.

Nicolas Jaar Telas review Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Nicolas Jaar – Telas

Jaar’s third album in one year (so far) is one of his most fascinating and enigmatic.

The Beths : Jump Rope Gazers

The New Zealand power pop group follow up their debut with a more mature, striking sophomore effort.

Entry Detriment review

Entry : Detriment

A punk as fuck debut LP.

Dinner Party : Dinner Party

A meeting of four brilliant minds that feels too short for what it could be.

Jarv Is Beyond the Pale review

JARV IS… : Beyond the Pale

The former Pulp frontman dives into a new project and new pseudonym with the risk-taking we expect from an old pro.

Neil Young Homegrown review

Neil Young : Homegrown

Young’s long-shelved 1975 album finally sees the light of day, and it contains some absolute gems.

Album of the Week: Skeleton – Skeleton

A short, ripping debut from the Austin metal trio—one that’s definitely going to sound great live.

Galcher Lustwerk : Proof

A brief but inspired hybrid of deep house and hip-hop that adds on the recent ‘Information’ LP.

Maserati : Enter the Mirror

A psychedelic celebration of propulsive stoner rock.

Khruangbin : Mordechai

The Texas trio’s first album to feature vocals in every song is a summery, progressive pop LP.

Willie Nelson : First Rose of Spring

The 87-year-old country legend proves once again why he’s a musical treasure.

Inter Arma Garbers Days Revisited review

Inter Arma : Garbers Days Revisited

An absolute scorcher of a covers album from the Richmond metal titans.

Special Interest The Passion Of review Album of the Week

Album of the Week: Special Interest – The Passion Of

The New Orleans band rebuild punk rock in their own image on their intense second LP.

Hedvig Mollestad Ekhidna review

Hedvig Mollestad : Ekhidna

A powerful set of jazz rock that carries the heaviness of Sabbath with the innovation of Scandinavian jazz.

Vile Creature : Glory, Glory! Apathy Took Helm!

The Ontario duo craft a form of doom that’s massive yet versatile.