Hater’s Sincere provides yet more evidence that Scandinavia is home to some of the most satisfying and worthwhile music in today’s indie-rock world.
Born of quarantine isolation, Pictish Trail’s Island Family explores connections to place and time. Its creativity offers a challenging authenticity.
The deluxe version of the Lemonheads’ pop-rock classic It’s a Shame About Ray includes demos, B-sides, and covers for its 30th anniversary.
Have mercy! This sprawling, four-disc roundup Dr. Cholmondley Repents is a fine entry point to the wonderful world of British indie legends, the Jazz Butcher.
A founding member of the influential Last Poets, Abiodun Oyewole gives voice to wisdom on life and sacred quests on his new solo album, Gratitude.
Philosophical lyrics, earworms, and sonic creativity combine on the Chills’ engaging new album Scatterbrain. Thoughts of our eventual end permeate the album.
Jane Weaver’s ‘Flock’ is perfectly complete, hermetically sealed while suggesting any number of influences and reference points that never usurp the originality of the songs themselves.
During the heyday of Guided By Voices, Tobin Sprout wasn't afraid to be absurd amongst all that fuzz. Sprout's new album, Empty Horses, is not the Tobin Sprout we know.
Argentinian post-punkers Las Kellies channel a legendary Athens, Georgia band, but this Suck This Tangerine is no paint-by-numbers affair.
"Show Me Heaven" was another country. Maria McKee has moved to England, immersed herself in the Classics and turned away from the 21st century.
Black Lips concoct a lustful mix of cocaine country, psych stomp, and honky-tonk fire and brimstone on Sing in a World That's Falling Apart.