Allan Rayman | Christian

THE PRESS RELEASE: "The Most Mysterious Man in Music follows a five-year arc to his fourth full-length Christian, produced by Grammy Award winner Alex da Kid. It pays off...

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs | Viscerals

THE PRESS RELEASE: “I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig” reasoned George Bernard Shaw. “You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” True to form,...

M. Ward | Migration Stories

THE PRESS RELEASE: “A prolific writer, producer, and performer, M. Ward has established himself as one of modern American music’s most unique and versatile voices. While he’s perhaps best...

Yves Tumor | Heaven To A Tortured Mind

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Few projects at the forefront of contemporary art truly push visceral sonic boundaries in the way that Yves Tumor does. With an arc that impartially sits...

Thundercat | It Is What It Is

THE PRESS RELEASE: “Thundercat’s new album It Is What It Is was produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat, with musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B,...

Phish | Sigma Oasis

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Sigma Oasis came to be during the first week of November 2019, but it wasn’t planned that way at all. We were headed up to The...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From March 31, 2000

Two decades ago, new albums from Pantera, Tom Jones, Patti Smith and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them...

Melt Yourself Down | 100% YES

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Formed in 2012 by Mercury nominated sax innovator Pete Wareham and fronted by vocalist Kush Gaya, London six-piece Melt Yourself Down rose from the ashes of...

Margaret Glaspy | Devotion

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Brooklyn singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy returns with her highly anticipated new album. Devotion follows Glaspy's first full-length since her acclaimed debut 2016 Emotions and Math and marks...

Endless Boogie | Basement Jam Ritual / Live at Nublu, NYC, Feb 17, 2019

THE PRESS RELEASE: "This CDR (Basement Jam Ritual) was made in 98 copies in spring of 2019 for our European tour. 5 VERY crude rehearsal jams recorded straight into...

Avishai Cohen | Big Vicious

THE PRESS RELEASE: "For four years running, Avishai Cohen has been voted a Rising Star of Trumpet in the DownBeat Critics Poll. Along with leading his Triveni trio with...

Deeper | Auto-Pain

THE PRESS RELEASE: "What do you do when pain blots out joy? How do you learn to take care of yourself? What happens when the things you think are...

Fotocrime | South of Heaven

THE PRESS RELEASE: "A shadow simultaneously is and is not, a presence and an absence staking claim on the world. Fotocrime not only survives, but thrives in the shadows...

False Heads | It’s All There But You’re Dreaming

THE PRESS RELEASE: 'London’s False Heads release their debut album. It’s All There But You’re Dreaming is a culmination of four-plus years of hard work from the post-punk trio,...

Diarchy | Splitfire

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Diarchy’s second album is a sharp reflection of changes in the three intervening years between this and the band's debut; changes that are personal and in...

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