Feb 05, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

With their new album We Are UndoneTwo Gallants have found a method that complements the bombastic, torn-up country immediacy that earned the band initial attention, as well as the pair's knack for songwriting that has steadily grown over the last 10 years. More

All We Are

All We Are

Double Six/Domino

Feb 04, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

An Irish drummer, Norwegian bassist, and Brazilian guitarist walk into a British music school. Out come All We Are, both the band and the album.  More

Feb 03, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

John Carpenter's image has long been that of a highly individualistic master craftsman with a throwback sensibility. In addition to directing, he's often written his own scripts, occasionally produced and edited his own films, and almost always created his own synthesized scores. More

Feb 02, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

There are a million and one songs about heartbreak in existence and while it is a universal, go-to theme, most of the results can often fall flat and generic. At its best, music devoted to the broken-hearted is simultaneously unique to its creator and relatable to listeners, a smattering of raw emotions that can be reconstructed to our likings. More

Feb 02, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Keeping in mind that Daft Punk only release music twice a decade, this reissue of Alive 2007 was nicely timed for gift giving season. The live album-as the name might indicate, stretches over two discs that now Daft Punk is releasing on double vinyl.  More

Gaz Coombes

Matador

Hot Fruit

Jan 29, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Since going solo, Gaz Coombes, erstwhile frontperson of Britpop's forgotten sons, Supergrass, has not tried to cling to his youth or to recreate his former group's pogo-ready effervescence. More

The Dø

Shake Shook Shaken

Siamese Squids

Jan 29, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Franco-Finnish duo The Dø approached the recording of their new album Shake Shook Shaken like many modern indie acts do: wanting to streamline their sound, they cut out any acoustic elements in favor of a simplistic palette of synths and drum machines. More

Björk

Vulnicura

One Little Indian

Jan 28, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

The early leak of Björk's latest album two months before the planned released, and her consequential handling of it, is a fitting allegory for the emotional rawness Vulnicura exposes us to. Clearly, this is not how Björk meant for things to work out. More

Jan 27, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

Young Ejecta (formerly Ejecta) returns with an excellent new six song "mini-album," further exploring many of the ideas from their wildly underrated 2013 full-length debut, Dominae. More