The Bobby Lees have always rocked and rocked hard, and they continue to do so on Bellevue; that part of the formula (thankfully) remains unchanged.
PJ Harvey’s White Chalk Demos is open, honest, and raw. Maybe too raw. We learn that sometimes the early versions of songs only hint at what they’ll become.
Twenty years later, White Blood Cells remains the perfect type of White Stripes album. This is the White Stripes at their absolute best.
The OBGMs generate a sound that’s altogether brutal, sensual, raucous, and hungry on The Ends. It’s been long-listed for the Polaris Music Prize.
PJ Harvey’s Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea is seen in its track-by-track demo form, sparking debates over Harvey’s intentions while still being left in awe of her songwriting prowess.
The Bobby Lees' Skin Suit is oozing with sex, sweat and joyful abandon. It's a raucous ride from beginning to end. Cover to cover, this thing's got you by the short hairs.
Led by Chicago veteran Jam Alker, the Jab finds the sweet spot between blues and punk with "a response to inequality, addiction, consumerism, violence" on "Riot".
Left Lane Cruiser's new album arrives later this spring. In the meantime we have a small taste of its almighty might, musical muscle via a deep appreciation of a good friend and cosmic character, "Two Dollar Elvis".
Dead Sara has followed up their first two albums with 2018's Temporary Things Taking Up Space, a six-song EP that stands as one of the year's best releases in rock.