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I Heart Adult Alternative: Failing at Being a Hipster

An unfairly named, unfairly shunned, and completely unhip genre, adult alternative, in my opinion, is producing some of the best new music these days, and you don't have to be a project manager with two kids and a suburban home to enjoy it. Here I examine three examples of the best records in said genre from this year.

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Aqualung: Magnetic North

There's a refreshing aspect to the personal sound of Magnetic North that many artists, when being so introspective, completely neglect: the soul need not be permanently tortured.

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