Spin of the Day
On their seventh album, The Raveonettes embark on a noise pop surfin’ safari of sorts. Read story.
This country crooner is evoking a different kind of small town into the Santa Barbara scene. Read story.
They Want My Soul
They Want My Soul is by no means a radical reinvention; instead it feels like a gradual, naturalistic next step. Read story.
World Peace Is None of Your Business
At 55, Mr. Steven Patrick Morrissey remains an unrepentant bitter romantic. Read story.
For the Recently Found Innocent
For the Recently Found Innocent is Tim Presley’s fifth studio album as White Fence, as well as his second collaborative effort with fellow psych-pop auteur Ty Segall. Read story.
A Letter Home
Neil takes a look at his life through the voices and visions of his folk-rock, blues, and country peers and heroes. Read story.
They Worshipped Cats
Les Big Byrd is a Swedish experimental rock band that is rich in potential. Read story.
Midnight Sun is a playfully quixotic time warp of an album that begs the question: If Sean is the Walrus, is Charlotte the Eggwoman? Read story.
Days of Being Wild
Kivel’s second solo record is filled with raw acoustic guitar and dreamy effects, reminding us of lazy days spent in the sun. Read story.
The Canadian punk trio embraces their reputation as loud, fast, and electrifying music makers. Read story.
A Waking Ghost Inside
A Waking Ghost Inside is subtly textured mystic dream pop from Dru Allen and Erick R. Scheid. Read story.
Beauty & Ruin
One of the key characteristics of Mould’s tone is distortion, and here it makes for some great upbeat and in-your-face riffs. Read story.
Is Temples Britain’s best new band? Maybe. But they could use more cowbell. Read story.
Agoura Hills teens Matt Pulos and Evan Laffer make their debut with eight lo-fi garage psych groovers. Read story.
In 2014, Lana Del Rey seems unwilling to grow, delivering a record that feels like a pale imitation of its predecessor. Read story.