Chelsea Wolfe is as uncompromising a poet as she has ever been on She Reaches Out to She Reaches Out to She. The purpose is not to be more of the same.
Craig Wedren’s balance of pop sensibilities and experimentation on The Dream Dreaming is as well-matched to the times as his music has ever been.
On Orquisideas, Kali Uchis yet again proves she is the Queen of Concept, delivering a clever, thoughtful album inspired by the “sensual allure of the orchid”.
All-star modern jazz collective the Blue Note Quintet hit the road to honor the classic label’s 85th anniversary by carrying the creative vibes forward.
Mall Girl are in a category of their own. The art-pop trio possess so much potential, and Pure Love is one of the most exciting releases of the new year.
Delayed a year due to Covid, the 30th anniversary re-release of In Ribbons by Pale Saints last October is a reminder of how expansive shoegaze can be.
Aesop Rock has always excelled at vivid character sketches and using his music to work through the most challenging parts of life. His latest LP is no different.