Album of the Week

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: The Decemberists – Traveling On EP

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: The Decemberists – Traveling On EP

 Veteran indie rockers The Decemberists returned last year with their latest album, I’ll Be Your Girl, which saw the band pushing outside their comfort zone and experimenting with a new wave palette of sounds. On December 14th, the band released Traveling On, an EP featuring five tracks originally intended for inclusion on I’ll Be…Read More

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Kurt Vile – Bottle It In

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Kurt Vile – Bottle It In

 Bottle It In is the eighth studio album by American musician Kurt Vile, released on October 12, 2018 through Matador Records. It features contributions from Kim Gordon, Cass McCombs, Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint, and Mary Lattimore. The album was preceded by the singles “Loading Zones” and “Bassackwards.”Read More

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Elvis Costello – Look Now

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Elvis Costello – Look Now

 For 20 years, Elvis Costello has wanted to make what he calls an uptown pop record with a little swagger. With his latest album, Look Now, out Oct. 12, Costello has done just that by adding unusual combinations of horns and small string groups to his sound. Costello of course has been around for…Read More

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Amy Helm – This Too Shall Light

 Amy Helm’s new record ‘This Too Shall Light’ (out Sept 21 on Yep Roc Records), has been praised for its “gorgeous harmonies” by Billboard and “killer grooves” by Rolling Stone, the result of spontaneous performances culled together in just four days of sessions at the hallowed United Recording in LA. Ultimately, the goal was…Read More