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Nov 15, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The first Lost Wisdom came out of a brief but fortunate convergence of time and place, the god of indie rock schedules handing Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum a chance to record some songs with Julie Doiron of his '90s heroes, Eric's Trip. More

Nov 14, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Whilst gathering material for their recently published memoir, High School, identical twins Tegan and Sara Quin stumbled upon a clutch of old cassettes containing their first recorded forays into songwriting.  More

Underworld

DRIFT Series 1

Caroline International

Nov 13, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Rick Smith and Karl Hyde are back with a dance party to soundtrack the upcoming end of decade—which has a whiff of End of Days doom so it's helpful they've released a box set of seven CDs—enough music to rave, rage, and reflect till the sun comes up again. Underworld's eighth album DRIFT Series 1 is a multi-sensory feast created guerilla-style: A culmination of a year's experiment in creative expression-through poetry, visual art, electronica, and film.  More

Nov 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Parisian electro-pop pairing Loïc Fleury and Jules Pacotte (aka Isaac Delusion) are back with their third LP, uplifters, released on microqlima.  More

Allah Las

LAHS

Mexican Summer

Nov 11, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

On their fourth LP, Los Angeles' Allah Las embrace newness, yet still manage to maintain their well-worn essence of cool. More

Nov 08, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

On his third studio album, London's Michael Kiwanuka dives even deeper into the R&B, funk and soul influences of 2016's Love & Hatesetting out to explore distortion, voice samples, darkness and light, and a recurring motif of identity.

FKA twigs

MAGDALENE

Young Turks

Nov 07, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

It's been over five years since FKA twigs released her dizzying debut album LP1. On that record, singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett outlined her bespoke pocket universe, capitalizing on the momentum of her two prior EPs with a series of statements on what it meant to be a strong-willed woman still plagued by self doubt.  More

Nov 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

With broadsheet papers in the UK throwing together dirge articles about how "speaking is the new singing" (for fuck's sake) the time is ripe for the remarkable Dry Cleaning's second EP, following the lo-fi delights of their Sweet Princess EP earlier this year. More

Nov 05, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Grinning North Carolina troubadours The Avett Brothers are approaching their 20-year anniversary of rockin' country shenanigans and "Closer Than Together" is their response to fatherhood, a post-truth world and, unfortunately, a statement of their empirical wisdom. More