Angel Olsen just received a "Best New Music" designation from Pitchfork for her second album, "Burn Your Fire for No Witness."
One For The Road
In April, the folk-rock band Woods is set to release their sixth album. It's called "With Light and With Love." We preview the first single, "Moving to the Left."
Sales is a duo from Florida with an almost unsearchable band name. To celebrate the Year of the Horse, here's their latest single, "Chinese New Year."
The Notwist started out, as so many German bands do, by playing heavy metal. Nine albums and 24 years later, they've evolved into electronic pop musicians.
A Sunny Day in Glasgow are not from Scotland, which might make their name useless for pinning down their origins - but, as they title their newest track, they are "In Love with Useless."
Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus is back on the street with a new record, "Wig Out at Jagbags"
Beyoncé's new album, released by surprise last week, is experimental, boundary-nudging pop distinguished by her most mature songwriting to date - candidly personal yet politically charged. In a year rich in statement-making releases, the record immediately inserted itself on many critics' best-of lists and has become an essential pop culture touchstone.
The first single from actress/model/singer Sky Ferreria's EP is perfect for a thoughtful strut across the dance floor.
Here’s a contradiction: the band Phoenix hails from Paris. Here’s another: their 2012 album “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix” went gangbusters, and this April’s follow-up is called “Bankrupt.” So it’s nice to know that the lead single - “Entertainment” - is precisely what it claims to be.
The propulsive rhythms, emotive vocals, and crescendoing choruses that typified The War on Drugs' first album back in 2011 are back in sophisticated style.