Fresh Air


Feb 14, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

We've heard that Peter Sagar is Mac DeMarco's touring guitarist. We know he must be good then. But his lo-fi, boyish, oddly smooth R&B treatments under his rather unpresuming Homeshake moniker leave us in a muddled mess.  More

Feb 14, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

With Love If PossibleShintaro Sakamoto continues his disappearing act, cleanly morphing into his churning, porously sultry corner seat of jazz-luau personified, poring over pleasure-inducing, supple lounge drops, that play so nicely in the background anywhere.  More

Feb 13, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Thievery Corporation, the Washington DC-based duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, has thrived for 20 years so you should already be familiar with their exquisite dub-inspired, downbeat, electronica.      More

Feb 10, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Jamison Isaak (Teen Daze) is anxious in his latest release, Themes For Dying Earth. He's worried about his own life as much as he's distressed by the deterioration of our planet.  More

Feb 09, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

All it takes is a run through opening track "Just As Was Told" to find yourself committed to the full double-album ride of Lift to Experience's remarkable 2001 release, The Texas-Jerusalem CrossroadsMore

Feb 09, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

If every writer had a voice to match, it might be a different radio. With Stitch of the World, the eloquent Tift Merritt writes songs that play from the pages, her honey-textured voice like an ancient scroll unrolling and her mind's stories coming alive amidst burning folk-country coals, turning and flickering. More

Feb 08, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Julie Byrne never strays from her warm murmur and whispers of instrumentation on her sophomore album Not Even HappinessMore


Love Mirage

Stoner Disco

Feb 08, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Todd Fancey is partly responsible for some of indie rock's finest pop gems as the guitarist for The New Pornographers. As Fancey, he is partly responsible for bringing back George Michael.  More

Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels, Inc./RED

Feb 07, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

There's no denying that Run the Jewels' Killer Mike and El-P are a dynamic rap duo, but their new album, Run the Jewels 3, is also notable for the additional artists that they recruited to guest on some of these pummeling 14 tracks. More