Spin of the Day
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.
Merrill Garbus returns with a stunning, jarring, and digitally embracing third album. Read story.
Rock ’n’ roll’s favorite slacker may not be growing up, but he’s definitely getting better. Read story.
San Fran garage rockers regroup for the short but oh-so-sweet Drop. Read story.
Buellton is back and finally releasing the follow-up to their 2001 gem, Avenue of the Flags. Read story.
Isla Vista’s funkiest exports release four new tracks and a debut music video. Read story.