Spin of the Day

John Doe’s ‘The Westerner’

Latest Album Captures Southern Arizona Vibe

The album’s solemn strums and locomotive rhythms nail that Southern Arizona vibe. Read story.

Various Artists ‘Day of the Dead’

Grateful Dead Tribute Features Lucinda Williams and Courtney Barnett, Plus Many More

The Grateful Dead tribute features Lucinda Williams and Courtney Barnett, plus many more. Read story.

Bob Dylan Revisits the Great American Songbook

‘Fallen Angels’ Continues the Singer’s Tin Pan Alley Nostalgia Kick

Fallen Angels’ continues the singer’s Tin Pan Alley nostalgia kick. Read story.

Beck Releases New Single

“WOW” Fails to Ignite

This echo-y, almost jokey, slow-burning, electro-pop party anthem never quite ignites. Read story.

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’

Soaring Gospel, Horns, and a Touch of Thug

Soaring Gospel, Horns, and a Touch of Thug Read story.

Mavis Staples Releases 15th Studio Album

‘Livin' On a High Note’ is Warm, Joyful, and Life-Affirming Read story.

Einstürzende Neubauten Reminds That War Is Ever Present

‘Lament’ Features Industrial Clanging Sounds

‘Lament’ features industrial clanging sounds evoking mass weapon production. Read story.

Death Grips is Back with ‘Bottomless Pit’

Latest Album is a Wild, Fever-Dream Ride

The band’s latest album is a wild, fever-dream ride. Read story.

Emily Wryn Weaves Wintry Woe on ‘Feral’

Carefully Crafted Album Conjures Dark Atmospheres

The carefully crafted album conjures dark atmospheres. Read story.

Conner Cherland Releases ‘Wanting Man’

Album Shows Impressive Guitar Chops and Steadfast Confidence

Album shows impressive guitar chops and steadfast confidence. Read story.

Melody Parker’s ‘Archipelago’ Exuberantly Experimental

Album Bustles with Playful Energy and Mental Precision

Album bustles with playful energy and mental precision. Read story.

2 Chainz & Lil Wayne

Rappers Reteam for ‘ColleGrove’

Rappers reteam for their latest collaboration, ‘ColleGrove’ Read story.

Radiohead's Newest Graceful and Dark

'A Moon Shaped Pool' Like Moonlight on Water

'A Moon Shaped Pool' like moonlight on water Read story.

Temple Dimly's 'Marches' a Jewel Box of Quiet Beauty

Steve Galbreath Crafts Intimate Acoustic-Electronic Explorations 

Steve Galbreath crafts intimate acoustic-electronic explorations.  Read story.

Eno Continues Ambient Tradition With ‘The Ship’

New Album Embodies Vast, Peaceful Melancholy

New album embodies vast, peace melancholy Read story.

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