Expansive compilation from Berlin-based Pan Records is a fearless, absorbing and confrontational collection of some of the most daring electronic music of our time.
From Kendrick Lamar to Julien Baker, these tracks are some of this year’s most exciting musical offerings.
Martin Courtney, now a father, leads the New Jersey indie rockers through an appropriately domesticated set of tunes.
Sequel to the iconic 1996 film, ‘Trainspotting,’ will charm fans of the original, but suffers from misguided direction and a cumbersome plot.
Though they may not have the audience of ‘Serial,’ these four podcasts will suck you right in.
Though it hardly breaks any new ground, Adams’ 16th studio album finds him moving effortlessly from strength to strength.
North Carolina band’s second full-length is a richly textured, complex cross-section of the best elements of the genre.
Ambient composer returns to the theme of loss, framing an intangible feeling through two remarkable pieces.
From Grouper’s magnificent ‘Paradise Valley’ 7” to Brian Eno’s return to ambient music, these are a few significant works that fell under the radar over the holidays.
The Vince Guaraldi Trio’s beautiful score to the classic TV special remains the jewel in the crown of a genre full of horrors, oddities and low points.
Though some of their members are barely out of high school, this Montclair, New Jersey quintet is crafting some of the most quietly sophisticated punk in America.
A brief examination of the singular legacy of the legendary Canadian singer/songwriter, who died last week at the age of 82.
‘Welcome to Night Vale’ side podcast, starring Neutral Milk Hotel member, will be performed live in Northampton.
If that ‘Soothing Sounds of Nature’ compilation you have is getting old, try this unsettling but seasonally appropriate masterpiece.
On his second release with Fraternal Twin, Quarterbacks bassist Tom Christie quietly asserts himself as a creative force.
Opaque and obtuse, “22, A Million” is an anxious, fractured, but ultimately rewarding listen.
“Skeleton Tree” is a monumental work of grief, love and resilience in the face of unimaginable tragedy.
The Southern singer/songwriter bends Americana and all of its tropes at will to fit her lonely, spacious and elegant songs.
Even a collection of outtakes from the Canadian pop star can rival most artists’ regular studio albums.