“This album gets off to a more rocky than rocking start, but don't worry—there's some gold in this rock & roll coal mine.”
Digital Garbage makes Cassie Ramone feel like a teenage boy at a skatepark in the '80s.
Joey Burns (Calexico) on the transformative experience of Double Negative.
"Like their namesake, the band is more at home in the night, skulking around in the wash of your headlights, half daring you to run it over."
Eartheater (aka Alex Drewchin) extols the virtues of Gang Gang Dance's non-escapist, non-pacifying new record.
Andy Falkous dissects the evolutions, both of genre and band name, on Smote Reverser.
Julien Baker reflects on Death Cab for Cutie's latest record and the inevitability of change.
Per Eric Slick, "Be less conceptual and more direct."
How sweet it would be if we acknowledged our friendships in music as much as we did our romances.
Or, at least, the new Ty Segall/White Fence collab makes Ali Koehler wish it were.