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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019  

Oct 21, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

When there's a two-piece support band on the stage making as much racket as the headliners and those headliners are IDLES, your ears are gonna prick up.  More

Vagabon

Vagabon

Nonesuch

Oct 18, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Performing under the pseudonym Vagabon, Lætitia Tamko truly operates as a one-woman show on her self-titled sophomore album. Tamko was dealt more than a handful of setbacks in getting her latest release out into the world. More

Girl Band

The Talkies

Rough Trade

Oct 17, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

This year has seen the spotlight shift from the glamor of New York and London to the backstreets of Dublin when it comes to new emerging talent. With Fontaines D.C., The Murder Capital, The Claque, and Just Mustard all making serious headway internationally, it's been a busy few months for some of Ireland's finest musical ensembles. More

Oct 15, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The Building (aka Anthony LaMarca, best known as a member of The War on Drugs and St. Vincent's backing band), released a magnificently understated, unexpectedly moving beauty of an album back in 2017. More

Oct 14, 2019 Music Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Another day, another Mark Kozelek album, eh? It's the latest in an interesting line of collaborative records previously seeing the San Franciscan work with Jimmy LaValle (The Album Leaf), Desertshore, Jesu, and more, to varying results. More

Elbow

Giants of All Sizes

Polydor/Verve Label Group

Oct 11, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

History has shown that Elbow records can be tough nuts to crack and the band's eighth studio album, Giants of All Sizes, is no exception. More

Oct 10, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

The final part in Nick Cave's trilogy is here. With foundations built on two modern classics2013's Push the Sky Away and 2016's The Skeleton KeyGhosteen is a double album that feels like a transformation, a regeneration, and one of the more incredible expressions of grief and strength we've yet seen from a modern artist.  More

Oct 09, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

It's been a minute since we last heard from Sturgill Simpson on his genre busting, award winning, and outstanding A Sailor's Guide to Earth. More

LIFE

A Picture of Good Health

Afghan Moon/PIAS

Oct 09, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Great art moves in cycles, and more often than not is borne out of desperate measures in line with desperate times. So as the proliferation of right wing initiated austerity threatens to engulf the globe, it's difficult to envisage an album like this being created at any other time. More