Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts: Blaster
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Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts: Blaster

Blaster is a rock record featuring Weiland’s signature brand of throwback glam vocals.

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Passion Pit: Kindred
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Passion Pit: Kindred

In his perpetual rush to create something memorable Angelakos often omits the personal details that…

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Ata Kak: Obaa Sima
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Ata Kak: Obaa Sima

The latest release on Awesome Tapes from Africa is a bright techno-hip-hop hybrid fueled by…

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Calexico: Edge of the Sun
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Calexico: Edge of the Sun

Edge of the Sun sounds consistent to a fault, foregrounding the easygoing nature of the…

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Baba Commandant & the Mandingo Band: Juguya
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Baba Commandant & the Mandingo Band: Juguya

The names themselves are exotic: Ouagadougou, the Burkina Faso capital with a thriving underground music…

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Holy Hell! Alien Lanes Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Alien Lanes Turns 20

There are enough maddeningly infectious melodies here to form the basis of a greatest hits…

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Young Fathers: White Men are Black Men Too
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Young Fathers: White Men are Black Men Too

Calling the album “experimental pop” or “progressive hip-hop” is a cop-out in this case.

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Houndmouth: Little Neon Limelight
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Houndmouth: Little Neon Limelight

This sophomore effort finds the still young band strutting as confidently as ever, relaxed and…

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Matt and Kim: New Glow
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Matt and Kim: New Glow

New Glow starts as a toothache-like annoyance and becomes a full-blown plague on the ears…

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Brodinski: Brava
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Brodinski: Brava

Brava has something for anyone who appreciates a round bottom end, a quick-witted, slightly inebriated…

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