Album of the Week

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

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Rubblebucket – Sun Machine

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Rubblebucket – Sun Machine

 Rubblebucket have a new label home and a new album. The indie pop/dance duo made up of Kalmia Traver and Alex Toth have signed to Grand Jury Music for Sun Machine. Due out August 24th, the record follows 2014’s Survival Sounds, as well as the 2014 EP Carousel Ride and the 2017 EP If…Read More

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: The Magpie Salute – High Water 1

ALBUM OF THE WEEK: The Magpie Salute – High Water 1

 This is the story of The Magpie Salute. As much as the group represents a musical union of swaggering rock ‘n’ roll, psychedelic blues, and campfire-worthy storytelling, it also marks a reunion of musicians whose paths twisted and turned right back to each other. Pulled together by guitarist Rich Robinson, it continued a storyline…Read More