Windhand: Soma
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Windhand: Soma

With riffs as gigantic and pummeling as the ones Windhand employs on their second record…

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Saint Vitus: C.O.D./Die Healing
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Saint Vitus: C.O.D./Die Healing

Cult doom metal legends Saint Vitus employed a revolving-door of vocalists between the mid ’80s…

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Janelle Monáe: The Electric Lady
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Janelle Monáe: The Electric Lady

For all the talent that Janelle Monáe commands, and the staggering number of big names…

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Volcano Choir: Repave
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Volcano Choir: Repave

Volcano Choir is Justin Vernon’s collaboration with past and current members of Wisconsin band Collections…

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Pond: Hobo Rocket
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Pond: Hobo Rocket

Pond shares members of its constantly-shifting roster with fellow Aussie ensemble Tame Impala, and Pond’s…

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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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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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Rogue Wave: Nightingale Floors
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Rogue Wave: Nightingale Floors

“College,” the second track on Rogue Wave’s fifth album, is some of Zach Rogue’s best…

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Rediscover: VAST: April
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Rediscover: VAST: April

VAST is Bay Area musician Jon Crosby’s project. Live performances have featured a fairly steady…

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Lansing-Dreiden: The Incomplete Triangle/A Sectioned Beam/The Dividing Island
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Lansing-Dreiden: The Incomplete Triangle/A Sectioned Beam/The Dividing Island

Revisiting the two LPs and single EP that make up Lansing-Dreiden’s combined musical output, it’s…

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