Monster Treasure, Monster Treasure
A debut that polishes the local lore into a poppy garage tour de force.
Ty Segall, Manipulator
Ty Segall proves he can focus, but it comes at the cost of asking the same from us.
Merchandise, After The End
Merchandise might seem pop-ready on paper, but After The End sustains a deep tension.
Patricia, Side Piece EP
Spooky hardware sounds from the enigmatic producer.
Literature’s sophomore album does not parrot the debut nor classic English indiepop.
A payment plan in woozy guitar lines and chugging drums designed to excite your mellow.
G. Green, Area Codes
G. Green goes to college.
Naomi Punk, Television Man
Naomi Punk’s sophomore effort is purposely repetitive, finding discovery in hypnosis.
Amanda x, Amnesia
Resisting the urge to call it “an album you won’t soon forget.”
Roman Ruins, Source Of Pride
Twice a father, Roman Ruins run the risk of making us gag on his happiness.
Soft Walls, No Time
Asking us to face our fears about time passage.
Shabazz Palaces, Lese Majesty
Lese Majesty proves Shabazz Palaces is fearless in pursuing an obtuse agenda.
Dan Melchior und Das Menace, Hunger
One of Dwyer’s favorite psych rock weirdos compiles a record to help his wife battle cancer.
Courtship Ritual, Pith
On their debut, the Brooklyn duo stylishly tackle what it means to make dream pop.
White Fence, For The Recently Found Innocent
With Ty Segall behind the boards, Tim’s gypsy wagon has a few less pots.