Young Los Angeles singer-songwriter taps into Van Dyke Parks and Harry Nilsson on his promising debut.
On their second LP of the year, Thee Oh Sees chase after low-key psychedelics with impressive results.
Frequent sideman Jason Narducy’s band delivers malleable, well-rounded power pop.
Eighteen years later, the legendary trio from Queens returns with a triumph.
On her sixth album, the Grammy-winning pianist returns with political, social, and emotional honesty.
Cameos from Drake, Kanye, and more make this tape good for a few excellent highlights.
Kim Gordon and Bill Nace’s live record struggles to capture the cathartic experience of their performances.
The Brooklyn outfit returns with a straightforward album of bracing garage punk rock.
Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis is only beginning to evolve — and nothing can stop her growth.
Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller make progress toward a more equal partnership.
Mazzy Star vocalist and Colm Ó Cíosóig of My Bloody Valentine return with another supremely pleasant LP.
Kurt Wagner explores Auto-Tune and electronics but retains his contemplative strengths.