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Pure Bathing Culture

Moon Tides

Portland duo delivers a cool, ambient pop debut that lives up to its namesake. Read story.

No Age

An Object

L.A.’s reining DIY duo returns to the fold, plays in Ojai September 25. Read story.

Washed Out

Paracosm

Washed Out's sophomore effort is an expansive, otherworldly offering with innovative, dreamy melodies and hip-hop beats. Read story.

Washed Out

Paracosm

Ernest Greene decoupages an expansive, otherworldly landscape with dreamy melodies and hip-hop beats on this, his second LP. Read story.

Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants

All Hat and No Cattle

Foo Fighters guitarist attempts to rework the honky-tonk classics. Read story.

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Santa Barbara strummer blends slide guitar and bongo drums into one saccharine batch of positive vibes. Read story.

David Courtenay

Unravel

Santa Barbara strummer blends slide guitar and bongo drums into one saccharine batch of positive vibes. Read story.

Gauntlet Hair

Stills

Denver duo returns to the fold darker, moodier, and more polished. Read story.

Painted Palms

Nothing Lasts Long EP

Painted Palms latest isn’t reinventing the wheel, but there’s enough catchy psyche pop here to keep things interesting. Read story.

Jackson Scott

Melbourne

An impressive and chaotic debut from this buzzworthy 20-year-old songwriter. Read story.

Painted Palms

Nothing Lasts Long EP

This new EP doesn't attempt anything new, but it's engaging from the first track. Read story.

The National

Trouble Will Find Me

Bummed out? New York’s beloved — and besuited — indie rockers still feel your pain. Read story.

The Microphones

It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water (Re-issue)

Thirteen years later, it’s uncanny that Phil Elverum’s music still sounds so fresh. Read story.

Kanye West

Yeezus

Religion and rage rule on Mr. West’s latest, most insistent album to date. Read story.

Moonblast

Splashdown EP

Santa Barbara shoegazers deliver an eclectic mix of fuzzy grit and sitar twang on their latest EP. Read story.