Thursday, February 26 2015
Get a sneak peek of some of March's most compelling new releases, including albums from Courtney Barnett, Purity Ring, and Lightning Bolt.
Sunday, December 16 2012
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
Sunday, January 1 2012
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.
Thursday, December 29 2011
The year's best new and emerging artists range across the musical spectrum from forward thinking R&B to classic soul, from a bevy of exciting new hip-hop talent to great new hopes for indie rock and Americana. 2011 shows that music is always pushing forward even as it dips into the past.
Monday, March 2 2015
Purity Ring reinforce their pop charms by tightening their formula on their sophomore album, moving one step closer to pop perfection.
Sunday, July 22 2012
Shrines holds skyward a handful of some of the finest offerings Planet Pop can muster in 2012, yet as an “album experience” it ultimately fails to merit a new religion.
Tuesday, March 20 2012
Anticipating a strong debut from Purity Ring from the quality of their live show.
Monday, November 12 2012
Purity Ring's "Lofticries" is the latest video from their recent debut, 'Shrines'. Director AG Rojas told Pitchfork, "'Lofticries' is a music video exploring the stoicism
Monday, October 24 2011
The Windish Agency showcase brought electro-pop wunderkinds Purity Ring, perhaps the finest new band CMJ 2011 has to offer, to the stage, along with a nicely eclectic roster of other acts.