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The Gibson Brothers: Brotherhood

Eric and Leigh Gibson continue to innovate with a collection of bluegrass covers dedicated to fellow bands of brothers.

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21 Apr 2015 // 1:01 AM

Bandit: Of Life

For an album that's sparse on ideas and interest it certainly SOUNDS big.

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20 Apr 2015 // 11:48 AM

Null: Almost EP

Australian producer's debut tries to envision '90s electronica through a 21st century lens.

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20 Apr 2015 // 9:30 AM

Citizens!: European Soul

Second album from Citizens! is surprisingly optimistic Euro-pop.

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20 Apr 2015 // 1:06 AM

Speedy Ortiz: Foil Deer

They may party like it's 1995, but 2015 might just be the year of Speedy Ortiz.

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20 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

Daktyl: Cyclical

English DJ Daktyl's first album of originals suffers from a lack of conviction, but shines in short bursts.

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20 Apr 2015 // 1:04 AM

Bombadil: Hold On

Hold On is full of perky, precocious and thoroughly engaging intent, an album with a more experimental nature that doesn’t diminish ample accessibility. Consider it a must-hear, even if for its sheer ingenuity alone.

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Sarah Gayle Meech: Tennessee Love Song

Nashville's Sarah Gayle Meech will just as soon kick your ass as she will break your heart on Tennessee Love Song.

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Anonymous 4 with Bruce Molsky: 1865

A vibrant and lively collection that will please a wide variety of listeners who open their ears to its many layers and surprising connections.

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Tyler, The Creator: Cherry Bomb

Cherry Bomb is the first time in a long time that we’ve gotten to see Tyler grow up at all, but is it too much to ask for this 24-year-old man to mature a little faster?

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17 Apr 2015 // 1:05 AM

The Staves: If I Was

The tightly woven harmonies of these three sisters evoke the old souls and sounds of British folk while offering an updated feminine perspective.

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17 Apr 2015 // 1:04 AM

Therapy?: Disquiet

Therapy? never seemed to be programmed for longevity, but Disquiet shows us they aren't close to running out of gas.

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Umphrey’s McGee: The London Session - A Day At Abbey Road Studios

Umphrey’s McGee’s ninth album finds the band taking a sojourn of sorts with a session at London’s landmark Abbey Road studios.

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17 Apr 2015 // 1:02 AM

Emile Haynie: We Fall

Underground-turned-super producer Emile Haynie (KiD CuDi, Lana Del Ray, Eminem) stunt-casts his debut like crazy (Randy Newman?!) and against the odds crafts a very firm pop record out of the attention deficit.

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Seth Glier abstains from pretense and offers instead an album filled unbridled pop perfection.

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16 Apr 2015 // 1:06 AM

Lapalux: Lustmore

Lustmore is a widescreen vision narrowed by delicate sonic focus that, unlike so much beat music, commands attention.

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James Blackshaw: Summoning Suns

Summoning Suns is a perfect entry point into James Blackshaw's eclectic musical journey.

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The Damnwells: The Damnwells

The fifth album by this Brooklyn-based quartet provides a tribute to their dogged persistence.

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Bettye LaVette: Child of the Seventies

This re-release provides evidence that Bettye LaVette should have been famous decades earlier.

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George Morris: We Will Go to Hell for This

Detroit troubadour merges the shimmering decadent of '70s glam rock, the subtleties of indie rock, and the danceable innovation of synth pop on sophomore solo LP.

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