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Monday, December 22 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

The Best Americana of 2014

If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.


Wednesday, August 27 2014

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for September 2014

September's slate of releases features numerous living legends and big names, but "Listening Ahead" is focusing its attention on artists whose time has come, like Hiss Golden Messenger and Perfume Genius.


Thursday, January 9 2014

Listening Ahead: Anticipated Releases for Early 2014

As the record release schedule wakes up from its year-end hibernation, so too does "Listening Ahead" to cover a strong slate of eagerly anticipated early 2014 albums.


Thursday, March 28 2013

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April 2013

April's releases feature highly anticipated returns years in the making, new work by critical faves of a current vintage, and reissues of alt-rock touchstones. Check out the early word on new albums by the Knife and Kurt Vile, as well as the 20th anniversary edition of the Breeders' Last Splash.


Reviews

Thursday, October 16 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger: Lateness of Dancers

The latest from M.C. Taylor and Scott Hirsch's country-leaning band serves as an re-introduction and a rebirth for their signature sound.


Monday, February 3 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger: Bad Debt

Bad Debt is as likely to serve folklorists as it was to have been delivered by one.


Thursday, April 25 2013

Hiss Golden Messenger: Haw

Haw represents its native North Carolina soil by making a new musical land in its image, a music with its own topography of melody and emotion, built to mine the shadows of valleys and crags of mountains not for answers, but for the right questions.


Blogs

Monday, June 16 2014

2014 Nelsonville Music Festival (photos)

The tenth annual Nelsonville Music Festival took place from May 29 to June 1.


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