againstme

The album she’s waited her whole life to make is urgent and tuneful. Click for full review.

bohemia

Between his terrific new album and reissues of his obscure work, it’s a great time to discover DIY pop godfather Martin Newell, aka The Cleaners From Venus. Click for full review.

FABQ

Unassuming style, but terrific song craft. Click for full review.

elbow

Melancholy + Elegance = Melagance, Pt. 2. Click for full review.

tennis

Their best album yet; a retro blend that sounds both familiar and fresh. Click for full review.

pastlife

The North Carolina band’s chamber folk gets more muscular. Click for full review.

saudade

Traditional Brazilian music with a global twist; groovy, seductive, beautiful. Click for full review.

both

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo were born to work together as The Both, their voices and sensibilities perfectly complementing one another. I hope they never stop. Click for full review.