Working through the darkness to see the light, Jason Isbell reflects and bares his soul on the mesmerizing Southeastern.
After such a promising set with 2010's Shout It Out, the brothers Hanson present a disappointing, rock-leaning record that has few bright spots.
Journeys like those on Drifters/Love Is the Devil are never easy ones on the artist or the listener, but, then again, the whole point of Dirty Beaches' music is to explore paths that are harder to travel.
A longstanding piano trio makes its first magical live recording.
This will be album number eight for the Finnish metal quintet, and the years of touring and studio seasoning have Children of Bodom flexing their muscles oh so confidently.
Limited to 3,000 copies, this is a brilliant experiment in guitar noise, not in entertainment.
Darkwave luminary Lycia had its 1996 album, Cold, issued on LP for the first time recently, and with the band's first full-length in a decade due for release in August, Cold's reappearance is a timely reminder of Lycia's legacy in the sphere of bewitchingly mournful music.
In anticipation and celebration of Exile in Guyville’s 20th anniversary, Sound Affects shares its picks for the top five Girly Sound tracks, the record that formed the blueprint for Exile and later portions of Liz Phair's output.
Judith Hill represents the new guard in 20 Feet from Stardom, showing the world just how much the music business has changed for background singers.