On their 17th studio album Detour de Force, Barenaked Ladies semi-successfully walk the line between smart adult contemporary and cringey dad rock.
Counting Crows celebrate 30 years of music with a four-song suite rich in imagery and emotion. Adam Duritz is a contender for the best songwriter of his generation.
John Darnielle explores new sounds on his 19th studio album as the Mountain Goats—and creates his best record in years with Getting Into Knives.
None of Us Are Getting Out of This Life Alive finds Mike Skinner, aka the Streets, staring at his phone and ignoring what made him interesting all along.
Noted hip-hop wordsmith Aesop Rock cedes production duties to focus on making the most of his million-word vocabulary on Malibu Ken.
Murder by Death Create a Space Western That Features Plenty for Diehard Fans and an Entry Point for New Ones
On The Other Shore, two star-crossing lovers find hope in the dark. And Murder by Death finds a new direction.
On Wide Awake, Rayland Baxter channels his inner Paul McCartney, cranks the melodies up to 11, and makes a masterful play for the pop-rock middle.
Anchored by strong songwriting and an evolving sonic palette, Horse Feathers turn in yet another solid record with Appreciation.