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Myriam Gendron Hovers Between Balladry and Freer Spaces

Myriam Gendron Hovers Between Balladry and Freer Spaces

Myriam Gendron effortlessly houses old musical DNA in new musical organisms, bridging the original with the traditional to guarantee her music’s timelessness.

Claire Rousay Shifts from Field Recordings to Quasi-Pop Ballads

Claire Rousay Shifts from Field Recordings to Quasi-Pop Ballads

Sentiment is a deeply melancholic work suffused with a gentle beauty in the emotions Claire Rousay expresses in the lyrics and the ambient delights.

Mary Lattimore and Walt McClements Create Order with the ‘Rain on the Road’

Mary Lattimore and Walt McClements Create Order with the ‘Rain on the Road’

Call it experimental or ambient: harpist Mary Lattimore and accordionist Walt McClements sonically ruminate on their repetitive cycle between life and music.

Maya Shenfeld Works on a Cosmic Scale with ‘Under the Sun’

Maya Shenfeld Works on a Cosmic Scale with ‘Under the Sun’

Under the Sun has a gravity that helps it stand out in the vast field of contemporary electronic music as Maya Shenfeld considers the magnitude of the cosmos.

Eye Flys Highlight Their Melvins’ Influences on New LP

Eye Flys Highlight Their Melvins’ Influences on New LP

Sludge metal band Eye Flys take the low-down ‘n’ dirty, down-tuned sludge of the Melvins and heat weld it to massive, 21st-century post-hardcore riffs.

Colleen Delivers Micro-Focused Version of Her Sound Sculptures

Colleen Delivers Micro-Focused Version of Her Sound Sculptures

Le Jour et la Nuit du Ré​el is a departure for Colleen and a natural progression. She delivers a micro-focused version of her sound sculptures.

Experimentalists Radian Break Their Mold on ‘Distorted Rooms’

Experimentalists Radian Break Their Mold on ‘Distorted Rooms’

Spend enough time with Radian’s new LP, Distorted Rooms, and you will begin to sense the adjustments made to this musical niche right before your ears.

Upper Wilds Ponder the Enormity of the Cosmos with ‘Jupiter’

Upper Wilds Ponder the Enormity of the Cosmos with ‘Jupiter’

Alt-rock trio Upper Wilds’ energy and enthusiasm are seemingly endless, and like the universe, they take great pains to explore and chronicle on Jupiter.

Black Duck Move Us on Their Intuitive and Fluid Debut

Black Duck Move Us on Their Intuitive and Fluid Debut

Black Duck’s debut is an instrumental tour de force sweeping the American landscape from the southern breeze and the northern chill to the majestic ocean.

Psych Power Trio Dommengang’s ‘Wished Eye’  Dominates Fate

Psych Power Trio Dommengang’s ‘Wished Eye’  Dominates Fate

The ooze Dommengang draw from in Wished Eye is a loose, unspun wool that’s part metallic, fuzz addiction, visionary production, power trio power, and all rock.