The Thermals

We Disappear

Saddle Creek

Mar 24, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Hutch Harris and crew could probably turn out new Thermals records every few years without much difficulty. It's not a backhanded compliment; Thermals records are, by and large, pretty effortlessly consistent. More

The Joy Formidable

Hitch

C'mon Lets Drift

Mar 23, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

The Joy Formidable continue on their single-minded path toward sheer scale, this time around taking things a little more slowly in the studio. In fact, the band started by building a studio, The Red Brick, in their native Wales, then spent 12 months recording the album themselves.  More

Mar 22, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Hats off to James for really stretching out and experimenting on their latest offering. They've been known for such daring before, on Wah-Wah, B-sides, and in their live performances. More

Mar 21, 2016 Music Issue # 56 - Best of 2015 - Father John Misty and Wolf Alice

Before he was old enough to drink, Cullen Omori was already responsible for some of the most irresistible glam rock this side of glitter paradise.  More

Mar 21, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Throughout his career, Damien Jurado has proven to be a quite versatile, eclectic, and prolific songwriter. His songs excel thanks to his raw and reflective lyrics and unmistakable singing voice. More

Poliça

United Crushers

Mom + Pop/Memphis Industries

Mar 17, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

POLIÇA has never been one to paint pop music by numbers, and United Crushers is no exception. The follow-up to 2013's critically acclaimed Shulamith, it continues along its predecessor's path into the darkest electronic recesses of Channy Leaneagh's psyche.  More

Mar 16, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Underworld have always hid a decidedly punk aesthetic beneath their crunching electronics. While hardly as confrontational as the all-gobbing, safety-pin-punctured acts of the late 1970s, Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have tended to take a similar sneering look at the subcultures around them, never afraid to call out bullshit over their propulsive techno throbs. More

Mar 15, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Full Circle, the debut album from London-based trio, HÆLOS, is a lake at nighttime-you have no way of knowing how deep it is until you wade in. Once you plunge beneath the warm water's surface, you realize this is a world you have rarely experienced before. More

Mar 14, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

When Primal Scream truly hit their groove, there's no resisting the overpowering engulf of their omnipresent psychedelic disco. Bobby Gillespie and co. are masters of hypnotics at this point, their immersive signature baggy tumult as undeniable as it is effortless.  More