Near and Far
The duo’s fourth album is a testament to the power of a celebration gone weird, with chopped-up and resequenced hooks working as the raw material for a scathing, fragmentary kind of pop.
Sadie Dupuis’ new solo songs are brimming with taut hooks, layers of flittering keyboards and electronic beats that’ll get everyone bobbing and moving on the dance floor instead of in the mosh pit.
These recordings, made three years before the Grateful Dead formed, capture the beginning of Jerry Garcia’s musical quest to explore every aspect of what makes American music so rich.
At 26, Bachman is already an established voice in the solo guitar music scene, but he knows that evolution comes in steps, not leaps. Here, he presents the most rounded version of himself.
During the months he spent on the road in 1966, Dylan refined a way of inhabiting and transforming his own songs that was different from anything he’d done before.
The past two and a half years have provided significant disruptions for Virginia DJ/producer Martyn — but you wouldn’t know…
The desolate landscape of Salar de Uyuni provides the backdrop for a song by Stars Of The Lid’s Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie. “The Few Of Us Left” refers to the people who harvest salt on the flats.
Kurt Wagner’s ambition has taken a hard left on the Nashville group’s new album, which ditches Lambchop’s typical organic feel for something far more progressive.
The My Morning Jacket frontman adopts the role of gravel-voiced doomsayer in a new solo album that takes grim foreboding and makes it funky.
In an album named for her teenage son, the singer-songwriter and punk mystic reflects upon some of her life’s most perception-altering junctures.
Nearly 30 years into her career, Mazzy Star’s singer still takes her time in the pursuit of beauty. Here, she works with My Bloody Valentine’s Colm O’Ciosoig, as well as guests like Kurt Vile.
In his youth, Fort Totten rapper Ardamus excelled at a number of competitive sports. “If I didn’t get into music…
Gone ‘Til November, transcribed from the journal he kept while at Rikers, isn’t particularly revealing, but it offers a chance to stop and take stock of where the rapper has been since.
Daniel Euphrat had one driving notion behind the new album for his solo project, Timmy Sells His Soul: “Start off…
Any band that plays old-timey sounds — blues, country, Western swing, jug-band, Dixieland, bluegrass, Cajun, and so on — has…
Featuring Taylor Mulitz from Priests, Flasher’s lush post-punk is razor-cut with a bit of a sarcastic sneer. The band looks good in light blue for a video filmed around its D.C. stomping grounds.
The new solo album from the Girl In A Coma frontwoman is a fiercely brave, song-by-song journey through her experiences of addiction and recovery.
Mannequin Pussy knows — and sounds like — the hell that is heartbreak, veering in short bursts between syrupy sweet pop and charred-walls-of-sound punk.
The British band’s third full-length is proof of just how vivid and inviting psychedelic music can be in the 21st century.
The Americana innovator invites listeners into a shiny dreamscape that’s both deeply informed by musical history and uniquely his own.