Spin of the Day

Blondie Releases ‘Pollinator’

Album Rich with Songs from Sia, Charli XCX, Johnny Marr

The buzz surrounding Blondie's return to form proves to be true on this honeypot of a record. Read story.

Review: The Mountain Goats’ ‘Goths’

A Successful New Spin on an Old Sound

The band’s new album is a successful new spin on an old sound. Read story.

Marnie’s ‘Strange Words and Weird Wars’

Sophomore Solo Record Is Less Pop, More Crunch

The Scottish vocalist’s sophomore solo record is less pop and more crunch. Read story.

Temples Releases New Record

‘Volcano’ Shows Mastery of Craft

Its second studio album, ‘Volcano,’ shows that the band has mastered its craft. Read story.

Nicholas Allbrook

Pure Gardiya Is a Staggering Work of Beauty

Pure Gardiya is a staggering work of beauty, bringing to mind early 1970s David Bowie. Read story.

Review: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’

The Rap Great’s Newest Shows His Vulnerable Side

The rap great’s newest shows his vulnerable side. Read story.

Review: Freddie Gibbs’ ‘You Only Live 2wice’

Not His Greatest Work, But Still Better Than His Peers

The third album from the rapper his not his greatest work but still better than his peers. Read story.

Grouplove to Release New EP ‘Little Mess’

‘Little Mess EP’ Drops as Record Store Day Special

‘Little Mess EP’ will be available as a Record Store Day special, April 22. Read story.

The Jesus and Mary Chain Releases New Record

‘Damage and Joy’ Has Band’s Trademark Elements and More

‘Damage and Joy’ has the band’s trademark sardonic stream-of-consciousness lyrics, earworm melodies, and distortion, plus a gaggle of female guest vocalists. Read story.

Social Distortion ‘The Independent Years: 1983-2004’

Box Set Presents Social D's Best Time Bomb Recordings Work

Box set presents Social D's best Time Bomb Recordings work. Read story.

Arthur Lee Comp Contains Lots to Love

‘Coming Through To You’ Features Live Recordings of Love

‘Coming Through to You’ features live recordings of Love. Read story.

A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘We Got It From Here...’

New Album Bashes Bigtory of Trumpocalypse

The new album from the hip-hop pioneers bashes the bigotry of the Trumpocalypse. Read story.

Jeff Uzzel Releases EP

‘Like a River’ Is a Lush and Dramatic Work

‘Like a River’ is a lush and dramatic work, with soaring opener “Fox in the Coop.” Read story.

Leonard Cohen’s You Want It Darker A Bright Light

Cohen’s Parting Gift Is A Masterpiece

Cohen’s parting gift is a masterpiece. Read story.

Glen Phillips Releases New Record

‘Swallowed By the New’ Is a Stunning 11-Song Offering

‘Swallowed By the New’ is a stunning 11-song offering.  Read story.

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