Franz Ferdinand: Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
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Franz Ferdinand: Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

Franz Ferdinand concludes their return to form, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action, with the…

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The Love Language: Ruby Red
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The Love Language: Ruby Red

Songwriter Stuart McLamb created the first two Love Language records in a very personal, often…

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Julianna Barwick: Nepenthe
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Julianna Barwick: Nepenthe

Julianna Barwick is predominantly a vocal-centric artist, using looped choruses of her own layered voice…

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Dent May: Warm Blanket
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Dent May: Warm Blanket

Imagine you’re at a crowded party. Everyone is standing around, drinking beer and people are…

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Black Joe Lewis: Electric Slave
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Black Joe Lewis: Electric Slave

Some things never change. Oh, the record label can change. They can have the band…

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True Widow: Circumambulation
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True Widow: Circumambulation

True Widow is all about simplicity. The Texas trio of guitarist/vocalist Daniel Phillips, bassist/vocalist Nicole…

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No Age: An Object
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No Age: An Object

Simply stated, An Object is a drastic over-correction toward raw DIY for LA-based noise-pop duo…

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Desert Stars: Habit Shackles
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Desert Stars: Habit Shackles

Habit Shackles, the debut full-length from Brooklyn-based band Desert Stars, has the airy charms of…

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Superchunk: I Hate Music
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Superchunk: I Hate Music

To the listener, your typical Superchunk song feels a lot like a release. I once…

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Scud Mountain Boys: Do You Love the Sun
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Scud Mountain Boys: Do You Love the Sun

Rockers turned country quartet the Scud Mountain Boys reunited in 2011 to play a well-received…

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