Stretch Panic’s Glitter and Gore is a delightful romp through all manner of spooky subjects. Vampires, witches, and zombies get their time in the spotlight, and it’s set to upbeat, catchy rock.
Sara Watkins’ first solo LP in five years, Under the Pepper Tree, is a very relaxed covers record featuring lullabies intended for small children.
Rather than being Between the Buried and Me's crowning achievement, Colors was just the start of their evolution into one of heavy metal's most adventurous bands.
Arlo Parks' Collapsed in Sunbeams is an emotionally wrenching journey through relationship drama set to low-key pop songs with hints of hip-hop and R&B scattered throughout.
Stats' Powys 1999 features songs that feel like they're gliding on a dance-rock groove, even when they actually aren't. The music is catchy and clever and always glossy.
Adulkt Life eschew catchy hooks on Book of Curses, and its brevity works in its favor. At 26 minutes, the band's abrasive punk is quite listenable.
After a couple of albums figuring out what they wanted to do musically and a few years shuffling members, Alaska is really where things started to click into place for Between the Buried and Me.