Fink

Hard Believer

R'COUP'D

Sep 01, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

For Hard Believer, Fink's sixth album proper, he turns to live + electronics expert producer Billy Bush (Garbage, Beck, Foster the People) to bring dimension to his minimalist, sometimes predictable sound. More

Elephant

Sky Swimming

Memphis Industries

Sep 01, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Don't let that ethereal organ at the beginning of "Assembly" fool you. Elephant isn't Beach House even though it sometimes seems like they may want to be. More

Sep 01, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Movement's self-titled EP is an affair with darkness which brings little of note to light. More

Aug 29, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Here's J Mascis with another batch of understated and partly unplugged tunes for Sub Pop. Mascis surprised everyone with the intimacy of 2011's Several Shades of WhyMore

Aug 29, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Shockingly, The Rentals' first LP in 15 years may also be their best. Lost in Alphaville finds a happy medium between the heavy fuzz and Moog synths of the group's 1995 debut, Return of The Rentals, and 1999's over-stuffed and too-ambitious left-turnSeven More Minutes. More

Grumbling Fur

Preternaturals

The Quietus Phonographic Corporation

Aug 29, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

When Grumbling Fur released their Furrier debut three years ago there was little indication that they would soon be topping Album of the Year lists (well, one list at least) and collaborating with internationally-beloved musical superstars (well, The Charlatans' Tim Burgess at least).  More

Basement Jaxx

Junto

[PIAS] America

Aug 28, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

What Basement Jaxx presented to the world 15 years ago beginning with their debut, Remedy, is what today's high profile dance music artists are fervently trying to capture. Seven albums down the line, Junto verifies that the British duo is still the leader in sketching the blueprint for house music. More

Aug 28, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

The whole premise of Willis Earl Beal's Experiments In Time is that recorded albums are time capsules. Listening to a record is reliving a past moment. Beal takes this concept and explores it in a richly introspective work that is both challenging and thoroughly satisfying.

Aug 28, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Listening to Diplo's Random White Dude Be Everywhere "greatest hits" compilation feels like being in a ginormous cement rave hall with the only light show being green lasersbasic but visceral.  More