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Wednesday, April 15 2015

JEFF the Brotherhood: Wasted on the Dream

If you wanted a cover album of Black Sabbath, Nirvana and Weezer's greatest hits but the originals were too strong for you, no worries! JEFF the Brotherhood's prolonged adolescent fixation with their predecessors continues!


Judas Priest: Defenders of the Faith: Special 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Judas Priest's three-disc re-issue of their classic 1984 chart-topper shows that the years have been kind to both the album and the band.


Tuesday, April 14 2015

Pigeons - “Two Years on Land” (audio) (Premiere)

The Austerlitz, New York indie rock group Pigeons describes their dreamy tune "Two Years on Land" as "fluorescent in an intoxication of color".


Wharfer - “Crumble” (audio) (Premiere)

The nostalgic and pensive indie folk of Wharfer's tune "Crumble" is an enticing preview of what's to come on his new full-length, Acadia.


PopTalk: Can Some Artists Become Immune to Serious Criticism?

In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?


An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw - “Floating Away” (audio) (Premiere)

Beatlesesque clouds of vocal harmony make up "Floating Away", the lead track off of the new album by An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw, This Is It.


Sufjan Stevens Shone With Sorrowful Genius at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music

Stevens goes for a transformative, pensive, and atmospheric live presentation. Ultimately, that’s what makes his artistry so one-of-a-kind and invaluable.


Why Does David Lynch Keep Doing This to Us?

David Lynch is one of the most beloved directors in the world. He's also an expert at letting his fanbase down.


Lila Rose - ‘WE.ANIMALS.’ (album stream) (Premiere)

WE.ANIMALS. is a brooding and eclectic collection of tunes by Lila Rose that explores the interconnectivity of life.


Pimps of Joytime - ‘Jukestone Paradise’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Brooklyn funk and soul outfit Pimps of Joytime create their own "science fiction juke joint" with their riotously fun new LP, Jukestone Paradise. Stream it here exclusively a week before its release.


The Fictional Life of the Wombats (Features) [14.Apr.15]
Calexico: Edge of the Sun (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Delta Rae: After It All (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Folk Family Revival: Water Walker (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Madeon: Adventure (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Sidewalk Chalk: Shoulder Season (Reviews) [14.Apr.15]
Strange Wilds: Standing (Capsule Reviews) [13.Apr.15]
Double Take: Raising Arizona (1987) (Short Ends and Leader) [13.Apr.15]
The Staves - “Teeth White” (video) (Mixed Media) [13.Apr.15]
Yuta Nagashima: White Sleep (Capsule Reviews) [13.Apr.15]
Death in the Land of Smiles (Columns) [13.Apr.15]
Eels: Royal Albert Hall (Reviews) [13.Apr.15]
Lowland Hum: Lowland Hum (Reviews) [13.Apr.15]
Nite Fields: Depersonalisation (Reviews) [13.Apr.15]
Fort Romeau: Insides (Reviews) [10.Apr.15]
George Van Eps: Once in Awhile (Reviews) [10.Apr.15]
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