Spin of the Day
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.
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.
The Canadian punk trio embraces their reputation as loud, fast, and electrifying music makers. Read story.
A Waking Ghost Inside
A Waking Ghost Inside is subtly textured mystic dream pop from Dru Allen and Erick R. Scheid. Read story.
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.
Is Temples Britain’s best new band? Maybe. But they could use more cowbell. Read story.
Agoura Hills teens Matt Pulos and Evan Laffer make their debut with eight lo-fi garage psych groovers. Read story.
In 2014, Lana Del Rey seems unwilling to grow, delivering a record that feels like a pale imitation of its predecessor. Read story.
On his latest, Jack White deconstructs and then reupholsters Americana music into something refulgent. Read story.
Indie’s consummate experimentalist returns with his most personal, confessional record to date. Read story.
Following two years of writing and demoing, the BJM has made its Revolver. Read story.
Steel Your Nerves EP
Santa Barbara duo returns with a collection of pop anthems that are ready for the dance floor. Read story.
Are We There
For her fourth album, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten delivers a stunning and raw slice of life that lingers long after its final track. Read story.
Symphonic and psychedelic, Kaoru Ishibashi’s latest offering is a dreamy, lush collection of experimental pop gems. Read story.
Setting the Tone
The new fan-funded album drops May 13. The band plays SOhO on May 17. Read story.