“Road Head” sounds like a song that you can float away on. Advertisements
“New York” is not what you would expect out of a St. Vincent song. Well, besides the fact that it’s excellent.
I’m always a bit cautious when it comes to supergroups. More often than not, the band never equals or exceeds the sum of its parts. But if “The Arrival” is […]
“Wild Card,” the latest single by Cold Specks, creates a warm bed of snappy percussion and echoed synths.
“Skim” by TORRES (AKA Mackenzie Scott) is a bundle of tightly-wound nerves. Its motorized beat hits like a jab to the gut. The singer-songwriter reinforces the sensation with synth swells […]
Arcade Fire are back! And they’ve been listening to a lot of ABBA! The title track for their latest album, Everything Now, doubles down on the disco vibe they cultivated […]
“Breathalyzer” is the sound of a bad drug trip. It’s distorted, hazy, off-kilter and sets off a creepy, uncomfortable feeling in the pit of your stomach.
Technically, the latest release by Courtney Barnett is an old-new song. The Melbourne singer-songwriter used to perform “How to Boil an Egg” at open mics years before she started recording music. She […]
It’s been a few years since we’ve heard new music from The National. After 2013’s excellent Trouble Will Find Me, the five-piece lived life and worked on side projects. As news […]
Yes, you read that right! LCD Soundsystem is finally back with new music. This is happening! After seven years and a hiatus in-between their last album and today, would they […]
Algiers established itself on its debut as a force of political and social justice. It mixed a blunt, chaotic sound with the soulful vocals of Franklin Fisher. On the title […]
Paramore cannot catch a break. It seems that every time they go through an album cycle, there’s band member drama. The group, now preparing its fifth record, has not had […]
How much sound can only two musicians make? Listen to Royal Blood and may you be surprised! The duo of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher creates a terrific, groovy and […]
These days, the easiest and hardest piece of music to write is a straightforward, roaring rocker. After all, the format’s been in existence as we know it for more than 60 […]
Four years ago, a performance piece called Planetarium popped up at a few concert halls. The show had horn players, a string quartet, lasers and orbs suspended above the stage. […]
Perfume Genius’ music is always cinematic in scope. But “Slip Away” makes you want to get outside and run for hours, to celebrate the joys of life. The first single […]