Elbow: The Best Of (album review)

In a fascinating about-face, Elbow have used their best-of compilation to shun the fuzzed-out rockers that helped launch them to stardom and instead refashion themselves as mid-tempo artistic luminaries.

Evan Sawdey

St. Vincent: Masseduction

Despite some great moments, Masseduction doesn't always sound comfortable letting its artifice crumble, and its half-hearted attempts at social commentary cause it to sag at times.


Bent Knee: Land Animal

Boston’s Bent Knee make music that sounds like it comes from another planet. Fortunately, it’s a planet full of extremely talented musicians with really good taste.

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