Apr 07, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

No one in recent memory has crushed a late-night TV performance the way Future Islands did with "Seasons (Waiting on You)" on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2014, in support that year's album, SinglesMore

The New Pornographers

Whiteout Conditions

Collected Works/Concord

Apr 06, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

The New Pornographers' first release on their own Collected Works label and without longtime mainstay Dan Bejar (also of Destroyer), but also with new drummer Joe Seiders as a permanent member, Whiteout Conditions continues very much in the same vein as 2010's Together and 2014's Brill Bruisers. More

Apr 05, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

After a number of solo albums as J. Tillman and a stint as Fleet Foxes' drummer, Josh Tillman created Father John Misty to find his real voice. It seems to be paying off as he moves to the third album under his eccentric moniker, a musically quieter and lyrically more expansive follow-up to 2015's I Love You, Honeybear. More

Jamiroquai

Automaton

Virgin EMI

Apr 05, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

For those who never stopped spinning the group's turn-of-the-Millennium classicsthe emergence of AutomatonJamiroquai's first since 2010comes as a mixed blessing.  More

Wire

Silver/Lead

Pinkflag

Apr 04, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

It's not that Silver/Lead is a bad record. It's not. But what is interesting about itthe atmospheric sounds and rhythms—are relegated to the background, if there at all, and then to only certain sections of songs.  More

Pharmakon

Contact

Sacred Bones

Apr 04, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Herein, Margaret Chardiet celebrates a decade of her solo noise/industrial project's noxious squall with an album that seeks to facilitate the listener's mind transcending their physical body.  More

Apr 03, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Concrete Desert is an unexpected, yet welcome, collaboration by two esteemed veterans in their respective fields.  More

Apr 03, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Beans may've receded to the recesses of memory during his half-decade hiatus, but don't sleep on this triple album comeback coinciding with the release of his first novel, Die TonightMore

Julia Holter

In the Same Room

Domino Documents

Mar 31, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Recorded live over two days in London, In The Same Room is the glowing starter sparks of Domino Documents, Domino Records' new imprint, its documentary-on-sound homage to music's radio-era grainy golden years smartly dressed into impeccably produced live-cut studio recordings.  More