Jan 25, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Today, there is not much an avid listener can expect from their beloved bands other than to simply rock. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Wrong Creatures ravages, destroys, pillages, and burns over regions of rock music's most heralded aspects: serrating distortion, kindling rhythms, Lou Reed-copied vocal tonality. More

Jan 24, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

On their third full-length LP, The Spook School continue to deal in optimistic ambiguity and unashamedly goofy queer indie pop. Only now, there's noticeably less snarl in the tone of the songs. More

Her Space Holiday

Gravity EP

No More Good Ideas

Jan 23, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

After calling his inexplicably-named and indeterminably classifiable project quits in 2011, Marc Bianchi has resurrected Her Space Holiday with a four-song EP of new material. Titled Gravity, and borrowing a page from The Postal Service, Bianchi melds synthetic beats, dreamy synths, and just the right amount of guitar bursts into hooky bedroom pop that rocks. More

Jan 22, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

The exclusivity of a vinyl-only release carries with it a certain temptation. It gives wax heads another reason to visit whatever record shop remains in their town on Saturday afternoon and it incentivises all others straddling the fence and tired of feeling left out to get a turntable and join in.

First Aid Kit

Ruins

Columbia

Jan 19, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

"I want to give so much so freely/Not have to take it back," sing Stockholm sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg on "Rebel Heart." The first track of their fourth album sways with a knowing nostalgia, steady in its melody.  More

Jan 18, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

With their near-trademark sparse rhythmic urgency, Shopping are the beating heart of London's DIY scene in more ways than one.  More

Laraaji

Vision Songs Vol. 1

The Numero Group

Jan 17, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

Since the late 1970's, Laraaji has developed a small but devoted peaceful global following while exploring creative cosmic expressions through ambient musical tones using open-tuned electric zither/harp. Most notably through his collaborations with ambient pioneer/innovator Brian Eno. More

The Go! Team

Semicircle

Memphis Industries

Jan 16, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

For a group drawing from diverse influences and determined to base records around different ideas, there's a remarkable consistency to The Go! Team's output.  More

Jan 15, 2018 Music Web Exclusive

It's kind of shocking given this 1986 album's well-deserved status as one of the finest heavy metal albums ever, that until this reissue none of Metallica's classic albums have received the deluxe reissue treatment before.  More