Lera Lynn’s ability to balance some of her most personal lyrical matter with a newfound pop ebullience comes through resoundingly on Something More Than Love.
Closure/Continuation captures and rejuvenates the cerebral and melancholic mood that’s Porcupine Tree’s signature, but uncertainty hangs over the proceedings.
Norwegian songwriter Sondre Lerche calls Avatars of Love “a really fluid manifestation of song that I’ve hoped for my entire life, and maybe not even dared to dream that I could have.”
Michael W. Clune argues that a popular mantra about art – everyone’s judgment is equal – impedes our ability to imagine a world outside of the capitalist marketplace.
Rhiannon Giddens, joined by collaborator Francesco Turrisi, has put together a set of new and traditional songs exemplifying her rootedness in music history.
Ben Howard’s Collections from the Whiteout, produced by the National’s Aaron Dessner, presents a refracted take on the singer-songwriter album.
Between the Grooves celebrates Led Zeppelin’s Houses of the Holy by examining how the band were at their best on the underrated post-Zoso masterwork.