Reviews

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Monster Treasure, Monster Treasure

A debut that polishes the local lore into a poppy garage tour de force.

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Ty Segall, Manipulator

Ty Segall proves he can focus, but it comes at the cost of asking the same from us.

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Merchandise, After The End

Merchandise might seem pop-ready on paper, but After The End sustains a deep tension.

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Patricia, Side Piece EP

Spooky hardware sounds from the enigmatic producer.

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Literature, Chorus

Literature’s sophomore album does not parrot the debut nor classic English indiepop.

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Baked, Debt

A payment plan in woozy guitar lines and chugging drums designed to excite your mellow.

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G. Green, Area Codes

G. Green goes to college.

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Naomi Punk, Television Man

Naomi Punk’s sophomore effort is purposely repetitive, finding discovery in hypnosis.

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Amanda x, Amnesia

Resisting the urge to call it “an album you won’t soon forget.”

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Roman Ruins, Source Of Pride

Twice a father, Roman Ruins run the risk of making us gag on his happiness.

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Soft Walls, No Time

Asking us to face our fears about time passage.

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Shabazz Palaces, Lese Majesty

Lese Majesty proves Shabazz Palaces is fearless in pursuing an obtuse agenda.

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Dan Melchior und Das Menace, Hunger

One of Dwyer’s favorite psych rock weirdos compiles a record to help his wife battle cancer.

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Courtship Ritual, Pith

On their debut, the Brooklyn duo stylishly tackle what it means to make dream pop.

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White Fence, For The Recently Found Innocent

With Ty Segall behind the boards, Tim’s gypsy wagon has a few less pots.