Eclectic Chicago quartet, the Claudettes, return with High Times in the Dark, which spotlights their musical ferocity and flexibility. Hear the new single "24/5".
This week's Counterbalance looks at what is most likely Billy Joel's weirdest album, 1982's The Nylon Curtain, which has yet to make the Great List, and probably never will.
Farewell Milwaukee's piano-driven ballad "Let Me Sleep Tonight" now has a music video, directed by Chad Echols and Serena Kuo. PopMatters has the exclusive premiere.