It might not be the most effusive piece, but its slow release makes its heat that much more appealing.
Fitz and the Tantrums announce that they have completely moved beyond the brass-drenched retro-soul of 2010's Pickin' Up the Pieces.
Clark's "Mirage Trooper" is enigmatic, eerily subterranean, and mesmerizing from start to finish.
"Live and Learn" is the kind of Americana-worshipping blues rock that will never go out of style.
Editors returns to the synth-centric new wave revivalism they first introduced on 2009's In This Light and on This Evening.
Wyclef Jean's "Hendrix" is a brooding reflection on friends lost to drugs and innocence lost to sociogenic pressure.
"Breakin' Point" makes no attempt to undermine Peter Bjorn and John's tried-and-true formula.
On "Parachute", the first single released from their upcoming LP Stay Together, Kaiser Chiefs scrap the punk-inspired edge that gave their earlier music grit and dynamism.
This ageless anthem was one of those moments when the outsiders took over and everyone wanted in.
Jenn Wasner's voice is a marvel of wholly natural beauty -- a phenomenon of indie-pop poeticism that seems to emerge from nature itself.