It looks like the ladies are running this week's new music releases, with ace albums from Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and Speedy Ortiz
Reviews of three new albums, from a gay singer/songwriter and buzzworthy Aussie DJ to a popular Brooklyn duo
It's a nice, quiet time for new music this week, but with a few abrasive guitars thrown in for good measure
A look at this week's varied releases, from what we loved and what we felt necessary to cover to what, sadly, disappointed
New music releases, including a melancholy concept album and a proper fifth studio album from purveyors of early '80s electropop
Reviews of three films new to theaters—two of them comedies and one a slow-burning thriller
This week's new releases include albums from minor-key melancholy and a folksy downer to electropop deliciousness
We review the latest from Soft Cell's iconic frontman, a post-punk indie band and the third album of Marina Lambrini Diamandis
New releases this week from the long-reigning Queen of Pop, an Arcade Fire frontman and Somerville's return to the roots of gay liberation
This week's new releases include albums from indie laureates, mainstream pop stars and the new king of freak funk
Today we express gratitude to three artists—our beloved Gang of Four and recent faves Champs and Dutch Uncles for releasing their latest, and, more importantly, for not sucking
A solo release from an iconic vocalist and an enchanting debut from Cuban twins top this week’s new releases. Once again, the ladies got it going on
The biggest takeaway from this week's releases is that some soundtracks are better in nearly every way than their source material
Check out our favorite musical releases of the week, including Liverpudlian electro trio All We Are
It’s all over the place this week, from Eastern-based pop to prog-metal lunacy to the sweet succor of an ace new singer-songwriter
The New Year picks up now, with tons of stellar releases to get excited about and some that aren't so worthy of a listen
It's a slow start to the new year, but we've got some excellent releases to recommend, including a new live album from Moyet and a "return to form" from Ronson
It's been a great year for music, and here's the second part of our look at 2014's very best, from number 10 to the top spot
It's been a great year for music, and here we look at the year's very best, starting with 20 and working our way down
From radio newcomers to televised subversion by our homo gods, 2014 was proof that the musical landscape is only getting gayer
Oh, December, you truly are the cruelest month—especially when it comes to new releases that aren’t holiday-themed—so here’s a short report with the nine notable titles worthy of your atten...
The December dregs are upon us—too many holiday records, not enough secular product—though there are surprises to be had, mostly from class-act rappers, a soul legend and a startling debut from...
It’s a relatively quiet week, with a few gems amongst the releases, including a return to form from post-punk survivors (Simple Minds) and a fresh discovery (for me at least) of a Ber...
A lot of good collections this week—in fact, our top three spots are given to a soundtrack, a covers juggernaut and a label tribute, ollowed by a late career high from an icon not named&nbs...
A Jonas brother on top, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Musically, however, this week is owned by some loud Brits (Hookworms), an Irish troubadour (Damien Rice) and the fin...