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Nov 15, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

What’s left to say about Wilco’s fourth and finest album on its 20th anniversary? That it’s one of the key albums in modern music is a given. That its making was tumultuous and release a tortured process are facts well enough known.

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Gilla Band

Most Normal

Rough Trade

Nov 14, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

Dublin quartet Gilla Band have been making cathartic uneasy listening for over a decade now (previously under the name Girl Band), and their third album, Most Normal, continues where both its predecessors left off.

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Nov 11, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

When his multi-decade shift at the docks of rock is over and done, New Jersey’s most beloved son will go down as one of the greatest and most universally admired performers to ever roll up his sleeves, strap on a telecaster and shout “1,2,3,4!”

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Nov 11, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

Taking their cues from the jangle pop of the ’90s, Chicago-based Smut debut with an album that blends subtle hooks with wistful lyrics and layers of reverb that will have you longing for the faded summers of youth.

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OFF!

Free LSD

Fat Possum

Nov 10, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

When a new OFF! album was announced earlier this year, it came as a bit of a surprise.

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girlpuppy

When I’m Alone

Royal Mountain

Nov 09, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

Perfect pop songs are normally the purview of the three-minute and under crowd. So Atlanta based girlpuppy’s (aka Becca Harvey) “Destroyer” clocking in well over the five-minute mark is decidedly out of bounds.

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Nov 09, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

Following up the soundtrack album for his autobiographical HBO comedy special The Golden One, Whitmer Thomas has dropped his faux-Brit post-punker singing voice and gone au naturel on The Older I Get The Funnier I Was.

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Nov 08, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

It’s almost impossible to think about this album without also thinking about Blood Money, also released by ANTI- on the same day in 2002.

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Nov 08, 2022 Music Web Exclusive

Following on the 2017 reissue, which marked this 2002 album’s 15th anniversary, this 20th anniversary edition (which is paired with a reissue of that year’s Alice as well) on “bloody mary” red vinyl finds Tom Waits delivering one of his darkest, most harrowing, and most uncompromising works.

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