Braids Canadian art rock band Braids get cold
and calculating with their second release "Flourish//Perish."
Fuzz Ty Segall and friends dredge up psych rock
influences with their scuzzy band Fuzz.
Mary Jane Coles Mary Jane Coles has done
it all backwards by releasing her debut years after she broke into the
industry and "Comfort" is all the better for it.
Diarrhea Planet Diarrhea Planet should
be your favorite scatilogical party band.
Moderat Moderat brilliantly combine
Modeselektor's broken beats with Apparat's architectural pop once again
Titus Andronicus "Local Business"
clearly illustrates that Titus Andronicus is not a punk band.
Cult of Youth Brooklyn neo-folk band Cult
of Youth give an intense performance in support of their new album "Love
Why? Why? inspires a questionably rapped review of
his latest album "Mumps, Etc."
The Coalsack in Crux "Before, After, Forever,
and Always" is a brooding, jangly debut from Portland supergroup The
Coalsack in Crux.
Tiger High Memphis quartet Tiger High bring a
bit of Mid-South garage rock to their newest release "Catacombs After
Yo La Tengo "Fade" is full of the
characteristic soft, beautiful melodies that Yo La Tengo is known for
Toro Y Moi Chazwick Bundick has built a
chillwave empire as Toro Y Moi and he continues the dynasty with
"Anything In Return."
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper Local superstar Lady
Lamb The Beekeeper moves to a bigger stage with Ripley Pine.
Pillowfight Did you like Lovage? Dan the
Automator does it again with Pillowfight.
Foxygen Foxygen expertly capture a glam rock
sound with We Are The Twenty First Century Ambassadors of Peace and
The Happy Hollows The Happy Hollows enter
New Wave territory with their second album Amethyst.
Gogol Bordello The high speed gypsy gonzo
auto beatnik turbo freight train that is Gogol Bordello shows no signs
of slowing or shifting gears with their newest album "Pura Vida
Gauntlet Hair Swirling post punk guitars
and barely audible vocals on Gauntlet Hair's new album Stills will
delight the sullen goth kid inside you.
Bosnian Rainbows Great things like
Bosnian Rainbows happen when Omar Rodriguez-Lopez lets go of the reigns.
Smith Westerns Smith Westerns' third
release owes a considerable debt to Marc Bolan.
Carlie Van Stee Carlie Van Stee does it again
with psych-pop debut "We Are."
Coco Rosie Coco Rosie craft more accessible
but characteristic wacko fairy music on "Tales of a Grass Widow."
Grandchildren Grandchildren compose
atypical dream pop confections on their second album "Golden Age."
Thee Oh Sees Prolific garage rockers, Thee
Oh Sees, bring the noise with their new release "Floating Coffin."
The The The Thunder The The The Thunder roll
into Portland and WMPG studios in support of their new album "All At
Low Sam Bullock reviews Low's new album The
STRFKR Sam Bullock reviews STRFKR.
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