Philip Selway makes up for what he lacks in melodic strengths with little hooks, and he’s the Radiohead member to sound the least like them when solo.
The more-is-more nature of Typical Music may be a mixed blessing, but Tim Burgess’ biggest gift is a generosity of spirit on this giddy, 22-song adventure.
Unorthodox subject matter and an ability to find the more macabre aspects of daily life take Marissa Nadler in fresh, less explored directions on The Wrath of the Clouds.
Penelope Isles love a lot of different music, and they spend much of Which Way to Happy approximating those influences and not quite establishing their sound.
The sophomore release from Norwegian art-punk quartet Pom Poko is full of the same kind of sweet, distorted pleasures that made their first album so much fun.
Another post-reunion project for Slowdive's Rachel Goswell. In collaborator Steve Clarke she has discovered a talented songwriter and married him, no less.
Hannah Cohen creates a musical space in Welcome Home where an exploration of identity is conducted with intimacy and vulnerability.
Jambinai's ONDA finds cross-cultural influences from traditional Korean music, post-rock, and atmospheric metal, but their ethos is certainly more complex than a fusion or hybrid project.
Congolese-Belgian musician and filmmaker Baloji revisits his kaleidoscopic 137 Avenue Kaniama album as a mixtape and short film.