Spin of the Day

Andrew Bird

I Want to See Pulaski at Night

Bird’s new EP is based off a single song, but packs the punch of much more. Read story.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

The Speed of Things

Michigan indie-pop quartet gets groovy on its sophomore full-length. Read story.

Diane Coffee

My Friend Fish

Foxygen drummer Shaun Fleming channels ’60s and ’70s pop, rock, and gospel on his debut LP as Diane Coffee. Read story.

Arcade Fire


Even post-Grammy, the world’s biggest rock band isn’t interested in resting on its laurels. Read story.

Katy Perry


The princess of pop — and Santa Barbara native — scores big with the follow-up to last year’s Teenage Dream. Read story.



The follow-up to this Brooklyn duo’s breakout debut is quieter, weirder, and seriously lacking in the singles department. Read story.


Days Are Gone

Los Angeles’ dynamic trio of stylish sisters delivers their long-awaited debut LP. Read story.


Jungle EP

From London, new duo embraces the wild side on new, U.S.-only EP. Read story.

Mazzy Star

Seasons of Your Day

The dream-pop purveyors are (finally) back — and sounding as good as ever. Read story.

Holy Ghost!


The Brooklyn duo’s sophomore effort lives up to its name. The band plays Velvet Jones this October. Read story.


Sequel to the Prequel

Pete Doherty cleans up and makes a triumphant return to music with Babyshambles' long-awaited third album. Read story.

The Weeknd

Kiss Land

We're falling hard for the major label debut from the this soulful Canadian crooner. The Weeknd, Kiss Land Read story.

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


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

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