Concepts like “consistency” and “quality” are relative, but a new album from Robyn Hitchcock is always a good reminder of what’s truly “great”, and Shufflemania! is no exception.
By weaving in and out of broader and more intimate concerns, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever’s Endless Rooms possesses a wide scope that ties together.
By pumping things up with a classic 1980s arena aesthetic, No Suits in Miami’s Nothing Ever Happens radiates enough summery intensity for tape-deck cruisers to savor.
As part of Americana Railroad‘s broader release on 17 June, Stephen McCarthy and Carla Olson rock an arrangement of “Here Comes That Train Again”.
Young Guv’s GUV III possesses irresistible rockin’ energy: a modern sugar rush of Byrdsian guitar and harmony, all in service of that high-school crush you never saw again.
Anton Barbeau talks about working with the Loud Family’s Scott Miller on the adventurous LP, What If It Works?, reissued this week by Omnivore Recordings.
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.
With Crystal Nuns Cathedral, Guided By Voices deliver a compelling statement and a thrilling testimony to the high artistry of Robert Pollard’s vision.
Glenn Donaldson discusses his new album as the Reds, Pinks & Purples and how good pop can stop you cold in your parked car waiting for a song to finish.
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.