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Ty Segall

Manipulator

Rock’s most prolific youngster delivers a strong, sprawling double album Read story.

The Raveonettes

Pe' ahi

On their seventh album, The Raveonettes embark on a noise pop surfin’ safari of sorts. Read story.

Matt Armor

Matt Armor

This country crooner is evoking a different kind of small town into the Santa Barbara scene. Read story.

Spoon

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.

Morrissey

World Peace Is None of Your Business

At 55, Mr. Steven Patrick Morrissey remains an unrepentant bitter romantic. Read story.

White Fence

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.

Neil Young

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.

Les Big Byrd

They Worshipped Cats

Les Big Byrd is a Swedish experimental rock band that is rich in potential. Read story.

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger

Midnight Sun

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.

Matt Kivel

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.

White Lung

Deep Fantasy

The Canadian punk trio embraces their reputation as loud, fast, and electrifying music makers. Read story.

Mercury’s Antennae

A Waking Ghost Inside

A Waking Ghost Inside is subtly textured mystic dream pop from Dru Allen and Erick R. Scheid. Read story.

Bob Mould

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.

Temples

Sun Structures

Is Temples Britain’s best new band? Maybe. But they could use more cowbell. Read story.

Dub Thompson

9 Songs

Agoura Hills teens Matt Pulos and Evan Laffer make their debut with eight lo-fi garage psych groovers. Read story.

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