Car Seat Headrest
June 9, 2016
The Bandcamp prodigy releases his first proper studio album but sacrifices none of his jagged-edged charm.
The Last Shadow PUPPETS
March 26, 2016
Alex Turner and Miles Kane waited for the planets to align for the anticipated return of their superduo. It was worth the wait.
December 10, 2015
Warpaint’s Jenny Lee Lindberg moves front and center as jennylee, delving into her influences to create something her own.
September 24, 2015
The free-spirited Swede’s dance-pop knows no genre boundaries.
Years & Years
July 21, 2015
The London dance-pop trio give us an infectious soundtrack for the summer.
July 13, 2015
The young Londoner’s folk-pop commands attention with a grace and confidence that belie her years.
February 25, 2015
The fearless singer-songwriter channels the contemplative emotion of her previous album into something more direct.
A Sense of Place
February 17, 2015
Clearly, José González can daydream with the best of them.
February 3, 2015
The lo-fi chanteuse harnesses a dark erality on her new album.
December 23, 2014
The German electro-folk duo bring it on the dance floor and far beyond.
June 11, 2014
The North Carolina synth-folk duo offer plenty to clap about on their shape-shifting debut.
May 27, 2014
Louis C.K. isn’t the only one asking, “How good is Sam Smith?” about the British soul singer with the arresting voice.
February 17, 2014
On her soulful sophomore album, the indie songstress pumps up the volume.
November 14, 2013
The spacey electro-pop innervisions of Cameron Mesirow.
July 26, 2013
Over the past year, Aluna Francis and producer George Reid—who first connected via MySpace in 2009—have harvested the understated, soul-derived vocals and chopped-and-screwed glitch-house beats of the EP into high honors from the U.K. music industry.
May 6, 2013
On their brilliantly untamed debut, Britain’s latest post-punk progeny go for the sonic jugular.
Moonage Day Dream
March 8, 2013
When David Bowie unexpectedly unleashed the single “Where Are We Now?” this past January after a near-decade-long hiatus and announced the March release of a new album, The Next Day (ISO/Columbia), he shocked his fans around the world—but not all of them.
February 13, 2013
The Brother-sister duo bring the rocky, jazzy island funk on their sax-y debut