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.
Joyce Manor, Never Hungover Again
Joyce Manor delivers another solid album, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
The Proper Ornaments, Wooden Head
The Proper Ornaments play it safe rather than let their sordid pasts infiltrate their craft.
On Gamel, OOIOO use the gamelan to probe the limits of body music in a nuclear age of cyborgs.
DJ Dodger Stadium, Friend of Mine
The debut from Jerome LOL and Samo Sound Boy demonstrates dynamism beyond genre.
Viet Cong, Cassette
Originally a tour-only release, Viet Cong resign to neither be crowned nor confused as geniuses.