Rob Smith explores the expansive live box set by electric jazz pioneers Weather Report.
Is there anything revelatory in the deluxe edition of Led Zeppelin’s “In Through The Out Door?” Yes and no.
Respectful yet decidedly unique, Aisles has found a way to honor and still retain their own voice.
With an exceptional group of collaborators, Riki Michele brings the album of her solo career.
The band invites you to a soiree in West Germany tonight at 1979.
You should not have to wait a quarter century for one of the best albums of the year.
Aigner presents a sophisticated side of folk that traps you with her voice, but keeps you with her wordplay.
The Pineapple Thief return with tenth album, “Magnolia”
Weezer finally went and did it…
Engineers invite you to get lost in “Always Returning”
Petty and company pull a fast one on their new album.
Popdose premieres the new video, Frankenstein Cannot Be Stopped, from Life In A Blender’s latest album
Fresh, bizarre, intricate, yet not afraid to be a little rude, Life In A Blender’s “We Already Have Birds That Sing” is a short, but punchy trip.
Can an album be reflective, thought-provoking, and kick your butt at the same time?
It’s not cartoon music. It’s not jazz music. It’s Charlie Brown music.
The remarkable new album by Oslo’s Gazpacho blows away the conventions of rock, prog, and the makeup of the “epic” song.
For McCartney’s latest, the name says it all.
Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the unexpected comeback (your move, Dr. Dre). For lovers of lush, harmony-laden orchestral pop, the most pleasant return may be that of Halifax, Nova Scotia’s the Heavy Blinkers, whose ten-years-in-the-making Health was finally released on July 30. Fans of the group could be forgiven for having given up thinking they’d ever hear the long-gestating follow-up to 2004’s The Night And I Are Still So Young. After all, despite occasional reports of new songs and sessions as far back as in 2005, a blog dedicated to the recording of the album (which optimistically promised that Health would “be mixed and mastered by Oct 31 2008”) had last been updated in August 2008. In fact, the group was dormant for so long that Jenn Grant, who joined the Heavy Blinkers as an unknown singer following the release of The Night… and who shares vocal duties on Health with Melanie Stone and Stewart Legere, found …
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Kate’s anatomy of a break up.
Yep. He’s still around.
OK, so how good is “The 20/20 Experience?” I mean, really?
With just about a month in hindsight, was My Bloody Valentine’s “mbv” worth it?
At first listen, Jim James’ first proper solo album might sound a bit alien to fans of his daytime gig, My Morning Jacket. It’s an intangible thing to pin down — vocally, James sounds as dynamic and distinctive as he ever has on record, and musically, Regions of Light and Sound of God bears a few particularly distinctive earmarks of his other band’s inimitable style. The vast, canyon-scaling vocals, the slow-burn funk that seeps into ambient soundscapes… it’s all there. It’s […]
Scottish indie-rockers Frightened Rabbit are back with “Pedestrian Verse”, and just as self-deprecating as ever. Popblerd has the review!
Once again, Popblerd listens to this year’s Christmas albums so you don’t have to! This year brings us music from Cee-Lo, Sufjan Stevens, and many others.
Boots Riley is just as pissed off as ever on “Sorry to Bother You”. Check out our review.
New Pornographers front man delivers a third solo effort, heads for the woods.
Scottish hitmakers Mumford & Sons are back with another agreeable, hooky collection of stomping folk-rock. How does “Babel” stack up to “Sigh No More”?
Band of Horses reign it in and craft a harmonic homage to 70s AM radio on fourth album “Mirage Rock”