SPOON - They Want My Soul

They Want My Soul by Spoon

Spoon is back with a vengeance with “They Want My Soul”. Spoon gets my vote for the most consistently great rock band of the last 15 years. With Sleater-Kinney coming back they have some competition and...
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Is the is Are by DIIV

Double album follow-up to DIIV’s very good debut album “Oshin”. Though not without standouts (Dopamine!!) the songs seem to run together, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. “Is The Is Are”...
MacDemarco - Salad Days

Salad Days by Mac DeMarco

Salad Days by Mac DeMarco emerges as a stellar album with zero weak cuts, many standouts, much variety, loaded with cleverness and even lyrical depth. Count me as one of the people surprised that a seemingly...
RealEstate - Atlas

Atlas by Real Estate

Suburban New Jersey raised Real Estate has gotten progressively better with each of their three albums and “Atlas” is a true beauty filled with chiming jangle pop and melancholy music about love,...
St. Vincent -St. Vincent

St. Vincent by St. Vincent

St. Vincent's Annie Clark absolutely shreds on electric guitar, but does so in a controlled, robotic way showing us that the art, the music and the theatrics are all part of a well-orchestrated...
Tune Yards - Nikki Nack

Nikki Nack by Tune-yards

"Nikki Nack" by Tune-yards is a bit more slowed down and more accessible than previous album “Who Kill”, which makes it less in-your-face surprising. I guess no longer being an underdog has unfortunately...