Spin of the Day

Panda Bear

Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

Noah Lennox’s latest album is a dreamy kaleidoscope of electronic experimentation. Read story.

Blonde Redhead


The ninth studio album from this N.Y.C. trio is a grower for those with a taste for experimental and sparse arrangements. Read story.

D’Angelo and the Vanguard

Black Messiah

Black Messiah is an impressive return to form and a triumphant musical rebirth all at once. Read story.

Jerry Lee Lewis

Rock & Roll Time

A fine follow-up to 2006’s Last Man Standing and 2010’s Mean Old Man, Rock & Roll Time is all Killer, no filler. Read story.

Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels 2

The dynamic duo of El-P and Killer Mike come out swinging on their second LP as Run the Jewels. Read story.

Johnny Marr


Playland is only Marr’s second solo outing, but it beautifully showcases good, solid Britpop hooks. Read story.

Pink Floyd

The Endless River

Floyd purists might object to The Endless River, but one can just as easily make the case for a great band revisiting its past and harvesting its relics. Read story.

Foo Fighters

Sonic Highways

If nothing else, Sonic Highways shows that the band has an unstoppable talent for redoing what they do very well. Read story.

Ariel Pink

pom pom

Rock’s reigning weirdo auteur returns with a 17-track double-disk opus. Read story.

Marianne Faithfull

Give My Love to London

The grande dame of pop, rock, show tunes, and blues celebrates 50 years of music making. Read story.

Jessie Ware

Tough Love

In a post-Ashlee Simpson world, there seems to be an almost unquenchable thirst for real-deal powerhouse female singers. Read story.

Thom Yorke

Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes

Radiohead’s leading man reinvents the music distribution wheel — again. Read story.

Leonard Cohen

Popular Problems

If Leonard Cohen isn’t the philosopher king/poet laureate of the human condition, who is? Read story.

Gerard Way

The former My Chemical Romance frontman comes out swinging with this solo debut. Read story.

Karen O.

Crush Songs

Written almost a decade ago, this collection of love songs has us crushing hard on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ leading lady. Read story.

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