Music Review

  1. What’s New In Music: Santigold, Father John Misty, Brian Jonestown Massacre

    This Week: New music from Santigold; Fleet Foxes drummer J. Tillman as Father John Misty; Baltimore quartet Lower Dens; Psych-rock from The Brian Jonestown Massacre; Brooklyn’s Lig…

    May 1, 2012
  2. What’s New In Music: Jack White, Death Grips, The Dandy Warhols

    Great releases this week: Jack White goes solo with Blunderbuss, Death Grips are back for more madness on The Money Store, The Dandy Warhols remind you they are still…

    April 24, 2012
  3. What’s New In Music: Azealia Banks, Janis Joplin, Spiritualized

    This Week: new material from Janis Joplin’s classic Pearl Sessions; Hip-Hop hottie of the moment Azealia Banks’ first EP; Jason Pierce and company are back for Spiritualize…

    April 17, 2012
  4. What’s New In Music: Alabama Shakes, M. Ward

    This Week: Matthew Wars leaves She & Him and Monsters of Folk for his own sound; Alabama Shakes drop a great debut and pick up a spot on Jack White’s new tour; A collection of earl…

    April 10, 2012
  5. What’s New In Music: Bear In Heaven, Lotus Plaza, White Fence

    This Week: Guitarist Lockett Pundt of Deerhunter steps out of the shadow as Atlas Sound; Brooklyn’s Bear In Heaven bring a pulsing second release with I Love You, It’s Cool;…

    April 3, 2012
  6. What’s New In Music: The Mars Volta, Miike Snow, La Sera

    This Week: Swedish trio Miike Snow suffer an identity crisis; Wonder boy Brad Oberhofer’s debut; El Paso favorites The Mars Volta drop album number six; THEESatisfaction’s hip-hop …

    March 27, 2012
  7. What’s New In Music: The Shins, White Hills, Tanlines

    This Week: The Shins are back with their first album in five years and only James Mercer; White Hills bring another stoner monster; Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo explores the s…

    March 20, 2012
  8. What’s New In Music: The Decemberists, Delta Spirit, Grinderman

    This Week: Americana rockers Delta Spirit make a sonic leap; Spoek Mathambo’s arty, left-field hip-hop keeps your interest; Nick Cave’s Grinderman gets remixes from members of The …

    March 13, 2012
  9. What’s New In Music: Bruce Springsteen, White Rabbits, Andrew Bird

    This Week: Yellow Ostrich grows up a bit but keeps it catchy; Folk-Rock superstar Andrew Bird’s sixth release, Break It Yourself; Brooklyn’s White Rabbits pull it all togeth…

    March 6, 2012
  10. What’s New In Music: Trust, School of Seven Bells, Mouse on Mars

    This Week: Trust’s debut of gothy synth; Memoryhouse make the transition from bedroom project to full-fledged band with The Slideshow Effect; School Of Seven Bells’ first al…

    February 28, 2012
  11. What’s New In Music: Sleigh Bells, Grimes, Dustin Wong

    This Week: Sleigh Bells power chord their way back with Reign Of Terror; Claire Boucher Visions as Grimes; Ex-Ponytail guitarist Dustin Wong transcends; Indie-folk vi…

    February 21, 2012
  12. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Sunny duo Tennis get a welcome rock edge with production from The Black Keys’ Pat Carney; High hopes for synth-elite Chromatics’ first release in five years; Islands’ al…

    February 14, 2012
  13. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: South Africa’s intriguing weirdo rave / rap crew Die Antwoord bring TEN$ION; A darker, draftier Of Montreal; Blondes DIY electronica; Dr. Dog is on album number seven; S…

    February 7, 2012
  14. These Go To 11 Awards: Top Albums

    Around this time each year we have the ask, has the whole world gone list crazy? And yes, we have, and ours go to eleven. Here’s our favorites this year.

    December 22, 2011
  15. What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: Kate Bush gives us 50 Words For Snow; Rihanna’s all sexed up – with guests!; Mary J.’s album title is impressive, thankfully the album is too. Yelawolf’s big debu…

    November 22, 2011