New Releases

The Shins release new album “Heartworms”

The Shins release new album “Heartworms”

The Shins release new album “Heartworms” Though it takes a few listens to get to the heart of Heartworms, fans who have stuck with Mercer for this long will find it time well spent. Since James Mercer rebooted the Shins with a new lineup on 2012’s Port of Morrow, the […]

Talaboman release new album The Night Land

Talaboman release new album The Night Land

Boman and Talabot seem to have enjoyed themselves coming up with these gritty, off-the-cuff tracks, and The Night Land is easily enjoyable without being too safe or conventional. House producers Axel Boman and John Talabot initiated their Talaboman collaboration with “Sideral,” a buoyant track that first appeared on Talabot’s 2013 […]

The Night Land lease new album “Talaboman”

The Night Land lease new album “Talaboman”

Boman and Talabot seem to have enjoyed themselves coming up with these gritty, off-the-cuff tracks, and The Night Land is easily enjoyable without being too safe or conventional.” House producers Axel Boman and John Talabot initiated their Talaboman collaboration with “Sideral,” a buoyant track that first appeared on Talabot’s 2013 […]

Fences release new album “Bombadil”

Fences release new album “Bombadil”

Fences is the fifth album by Bombadil, purveyors of a distinctly whimsical acoustic indie rock. The album follows their prior release by two years that included some soul searching, as Michalak considered disbanding Bombadil without a reliable lineup. It would seem Michalak himself is key to the band’s musical brand, […]

Freedom Is Free new album “Chicano Batman”

Freedom Is Free new album “Chicano Batman”

Just as Funkadelic’s classic early albums indelibly merged rock guitars with funk grooves, Chicano Batman make music that makes your hips sway, but with a purposefully easy tempo. They give their music a vibe that’s powerful and sensual all at once, merging their influences in a way that doesn’t cancel […]

Pleasure relase new album “Sondre Lerche”

Pleasure relase new album “Sondre Lerche”

With Pleasure, Lerche has concocted the most sonically interesting, technically impressive album of his career, one that would be compelling even if the songs weren’t super catchy and overflowing with synth-covered feels. After a few albums in a row that staked out Sondre Lerche’s claim as one of the better […]

Uyai relase new album “Ibibio Sound Machine”

Uyai relase new album “Ibibio Sound Machine”

Following the warm reception of Ibibio Sound Machine’s 2014 self-titled debut, the London-based collective unexpectedly signed to American indie rock powerhouse Merge Records for the release of sophomore album Uyai in 2017. Most of the songs are party jams, combining ’80s R&B/funk melodies, shuffling drums, blazing guitars, and fiery horns […]