Indie Rock

Nevermen review

Nevermen : Nevermen

The super-team of Tunde Adebimpe, Doseone and Mike Patton jam together on a loose album of what feel mostly like sketches.

La Sera Music for Listening To

La Sera : Music For Listening to Music To

Katy Goodman and new husband Tod Wisenbaker move forward on Ryan Adams-produced album.

Animal Collective : Painting With

The group, now a trio, delivers their most direct, succinct and stripped-down pop statement.

M. Ward : More Rain

The indie singer/songwriter still finds innovation and emotion in subtle, folky textures.

Yuck Stranger Things

Yuck : Stranger Things

The indie rock outfit can’t seem to escape the past that looms so heavily in their fuzzy songwriting.

Ra Ra Riot Need Your Light

Ra Ra Riot : Need Your Light

The indie pop outfit take on themes of self-love while retaining their string-laden charm.

Quilt Plaza review

Quilt : Plaza

The Brooklyn neo-psychedelic band offers up their most elegant release to date.

Wild Nothing : Life of Pause

Jack Tatum redefines cool once again on his latest set of dreamy, guitar-driven pop numbers.

Amy O Arrow

Amy O : Arrow

The Bloomington, Indiana singer/songwriter crafts pained, delicate and honest songs of yearning and heartache.

Mass Gothic : Mass Gothic

Noel Heroux of Hooray for Earth steps out on his own with this buzzing, eclectic angst ridden pop sound.

Diiv Is the Is Are

DIIV : Is the Is Are

Zachary Cole Smith & Co. follow up their debut with an enjoyable album in desperate need of an edit.

Porches : Pool

Aaron Maine and Greta Kline embrace change again with a set of soulful and sultry synth-driven tracks.

Nap Eyes Thought Rock Fish Scale

Nap Eyes : Thought Rock Fish Scale

The Canadian indie rock outfit balances their Velvets-y jangle with introspection and melancholy.

Jesu/Sun Kil Moon : Jesu/Sun Kil Moon

Mark Kozelek and Justin Broadrick make surprisingly natural partners on this big, but melancholy album.

Interview: Shearwater

Jonathan Meiburg discusses Jet Plane and Oxbow, protest music and writing a book.

Savages Adore Life review

Savages : Adore Life

The London post-punk group follows up their dynamic debut with an even fiercer, weirder collection of dangerous love songs.

Shearwater Jet Plane and Oxbow review

Shearwater : Jet Plane and Oxbow

Jonathan Meiburg helms another collection of darkly atmospheric pop songs with powerful grooves.

Hinds Leave Me Alone

Hinds : Leave Me Alone

The Madrid-based band, formerly known as Deers, arrives fully formed on their confident, fun debut album.

Joanna Newsom Divers review

Joanna Newsom : Divers

The singer/songwriter’s outstanding fourth album is one of her most concise yet complex.

Deerhunter Fading Frontier review

Deerhunter : Fading Frontier

The shape-shifting Atlanta indie-rock group delivers their warmest, prettiest record to date.