The Waterboy’s songs are often deemed religious, neopagan, or spiritual. Mike Scott’s inspiration behind 2021’s All Souls Hill might be more earthy.
If jazz is America’s only original art form, Tigran Hamasyan shows that these excavations are still as relevant today as they were when they first appeared.
Eiko Ishibashi’s entrancing score for the Oscar-winning film Drive My Car started a strange and unique journey for the composer, full of doubts and successes.
Brighton post-punk/metal five-piece DITZ come out hard and dark on their debut ‘The Great Regression’, delivering an album of urgency and visceral intensity.
On Broken Equipment, New York post-punkers BODEGA channel uninhibited, child-like confidence to create a fun though uneven sophomore album.
CMAT’s If My Wife New I’d Be Dead is a fully formed debut, replete with big choruses, imaginative song ideas, and enough charm to carry the hour runtime.
Kajsa Magnarsson and Marta Forsberg entertain the more adventurous listener with their variegated worlds of sonic experimentation and this thoughtful exploit into high-concept sound art.
Alt-rocker Justin Mayfield talks about Ghedtair Composite, a hypnotic blend of Armenian folk standards mixed with a math-rock meets indie-folk hybrid.