Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | The D​-​Vine Spirituals Story Volume 1+2

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In 1970, while the United States was recovering from the tumultuous unrest of the ’60s and Southern segregationist George Wallace was between bids for the...

Albums Of The Week: Various Artists | Döminance & Submissiön | A Tribute To...

If you don't like Blue Öyster Cult, you're really in the wrong place. I fucking love BÖC. So naturally, I also love this compilation of stoner rockers, sludge spreader, speed...

Albums Of The Week: The Temperance Movement | Caught on Stage Live & Acoustic...

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The Temperance Movement are a rare entity. A homegrown British talent with a career built upon a solid foundation of doing it right. Hitting the...

Albums Of The Week: FKA Twigs | Caprisongs

For the most part, I don't know what Tahliah Debrett Barnett (aka FKA Twigs) is talking about in the liner notes / press statement / mini-manifesto below. But I know...

Albums Of The Week: Ticora | Rivers From Ogun

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “On their first official album Rivers From Ogun, the group Ticora exist at the confluence of Afrobeat, highlife and jazz. The project navigates between music...

Albums Of The Week: Punch Brothers | Hell On Church Street

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In November of 2020, when the world felt so full of uncertainty, the Grammy-winning folk band Punch Brothers did the one thing that they could...

Albums Of The Week: The Kernal | Listen To The Blood

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “With a storyteller's eye and sly sense of humor that echoes not only his “honorary uncle” Del Reeves, but Tom T. Hall and Roger Miller,...

Albums Of The Week: The Dream Syndicate | What Can I Say? No Regrets​.​.​....

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “The Dream Syndicate’s 1986 album is back on CD for the first time in 24 years. Hidden inside of Out Of The Grey are some of...

Albums Of The Week: Garcia Peoples | Dodging Dues

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Dodging Dues is a startlingly expansive record  — startling in part because it’s relatively short (seven songs, all but one hovering around the four-minute mark),...

Albums Of The Week: Blood Red Shoes | Ghosts On Tape

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “After years spent living on opposite sides of the Atlantic, world events threw Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell of Blood Red Shoes back together into...

Albums Of The Week: The Wombats | Fix Yourself, Not The World

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASES: “Even after 18 intense years of bouncing, bellowing and soul-baring your way to the top, some successes strike when you’re not looking. While The Wombats...

Albums Of The Week: Broken Social Scene | Old Dead Young: B-Sides & Rarities

B-Sides, shmee sides. Don't let that subtitle deter you — yes, this is a compilation of musical orphans from beloved Toronto indie-rock collective Broken Social Scene. But this is...

Albums Of The Week: Cat Power | Covers

Nobody does covers quite like Chan Marshall / Cat Power. Doesn't matter who the original artist is. Doesn't matter what the original song sounded like. Be it a ballad or...

Albums Of The Week: Elvis Costello & The Imposters | The Boy Named If

If Elvis Costello has made a bad album, I haven't heard it. And I'm pretty damn sure I've heard them all. Having said that, it's true that not all Costello...

Coming Soon | Frank Zappa: The Mothers 1971

Being a prolific packrat has its advantages. At least, it seemed to work for Frank Zappa. More recently, it's definitely paid off for his fans, who have been treated...

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