Armed with a sharp wit and buoyant optimism, this star is hot and rising.
Collaboration between two of music’s strongest fringe acts is never more than the sum of its parts.
Philadelphia punks indulge their instincts and land somewhere between the sweaty basement and the stadium.
The Flaming Lips cover The Beatles’ classic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with help from 26 (!) featured artists.
Yet another young Chicago rock band off to a promising start.
Harlem’s Michael Coomer continues to stretch his chameleonic wings.
The Sonic Youth guitar giant reins in the noise without blunting his edge.
A menacingly controlled descent into madness.
Natalie Mering’s classical gothic folk will leave you mesmerized.
Sometimes sweetness works better than seriousness.
Self-consciously cool and utterly forgettable, the band’s fifth album flirts with U2 levels of hubris.
LCD Soundsystem’s drummer fits right in with his DFA labelmates, but never strikes out on his own limb.
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