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Widespread Panic: Street Dogs

This first studio effort in five years captures Widespread Panic doing what they do best: playing live.

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15 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Tarmac Adam: In Place

Tarmac Adam have clearly shown their ability to make music that’s seductive and sublime. Ought that not be enough?

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:30 AM

Alex G: Beach Music

Alex G indulges his precocious genius for lo-fi indie pop on his debut album for Domino.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Satan: Atom By Atom

The reunited British heavy metal act returns for another metal massacre. 'Tis good. 'Tis good.

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Dr. John: The Atco/Atlantic Singles, 1968-1974

A new singles compilation captures a key era in Dr. John's six-decade career.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:10 AM

Trader Horne: Morning Way

Morning Way remains a pleasant one-off curiosity, full of cheery tunes well worth a belated listen, its quaint optimism refreshing even now.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Phlyums: Phylum Phyloid

Retro garage-rock that's fun, full of hooks, and thankfully doesn't sound lo-fi.

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13 Oct 2015 // 7:05 PM

Steve Forbert: Compromised

A strong showing from a singer-songwriter with a deep and remarkable catalogue.

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LA alt-rockers Silversun Pickups Celebrate New Album with Four-Night Stand at Hollywood Forever

The new album seems like Silversun Pickups’ most diverse platter to date and fans were eager to hear how the new songs would translate live.

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13 Oct 2015 // 6:17 AM

Deerhunter: Fading Frontier

Arriving after the progressive and corrosive Monomania, Fading Frontier feels like a slight step back.

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Children of Bodom: I Worship Chaos

Having lost one longtime member before hasn't stopped Children of Bodom from dishing up another serving of their unique brand of metal.

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John Foxx & Harold Budd: Translucence/Drift Music / John Foxx, Harold Budd, Ruben Garcia: Nighthawks

Ex-Ultravox singer John Foxx reissues two Harold Budd collaborations on his Metamatic label. You're going to need a lot of candles.

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City and Colour: If I Should Go Before You

City and Colour’s latest showcases the conflicting elements that, ahem, color Dallas Green’s music.

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13 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

VV Brown: Glitch

Repeated listening doesn't make things clearer nor catchier, as its obtuseness makes what is indeterminate less than compelling.

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Duran Duran Looks Forward and Back During New York City Show

The band performed a mix of new songs and old favorites at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Van Halen’s Hard Rock Party Is Not to Be Outdone

Van Halen, helmed by a vivacious David Lee Roth and a steady Eddie Van Halen, put on a fine, festive old-school hard rock party not to be outdone. The good times have not gone anywhere!

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Coheed and Cambria: The Color Before the Sun

The Color Before the Sun doesn’t come close to matching Coheed and Cambria’s greatest achievements, but it’s a worthwhile journey in its own right.

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Patty Griffin: Servant of Love

Griffin's latest disc may be her tenth, but it's the first one she has released on her own imprint.

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Destruction Unit: Negative Feedback Resistor

As metal and punk, hardcore and thrash, this space invasion storms over you.

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Keith Richards: Crosseyed Heart

Richards' first release in 23 years sounds neither like an old man's record nor a placeholder for the next Stones album.

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