Shilpa Ray, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and KEN Mode bring some big emotions.
Articles by Adam Kivel
Arcade Fire collaborators use violin, saxophone, and clarinet to conjure emotive and startling landscapes.
If Brian Chippendale is the manic preacher, then Brian Gibson is the stoic deacon.
Thugger keeps leaning into his own swerve.
Crystal Castles, Vic Mensa, and Ratatat really surprised us this week.
A crash course before Untethered Moon drops next week.
The Massachusetts band proves to be a unique voice taking another big step toward iconic status.
Doug Martsch and co.’s first album since 2009 sits right at the band’s sweet spot.
Tame Impala, Desparecidos, Mick Jenkins, Billie Marten — a chunk of a dream festival lineup.
French artist Cécile Schott glues together effects pedals, dub influences, and baroque instrumentation.
The DC rapper’s Seinfeld-inspired album has strong moments but mostly drags in a mid-tempo haze.
We welcome new tastes from The National, My Morning Jacket, Janelle Monáe, Hot Chip, and more.