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Nov 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Parisian electro-pop pairing Loïc Fleury and Jules Pacotte (aka Isaac Delusion) are back with their third LP, uplifters, released on microqlima.  More

Allah Las


Mexican Summer

Nov 11, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

On their fourth LP, Los Angeles' Allah Las embrace newness, yet still manage to maintain their well-worn essence of cool. More

Nov 08, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

On his third studio album, London's Michael Kiwanuka dives even deeper into the R&B, funk and soul influences of 2016's Love & Hatesetting out to explore distortion, voice samples, darkness and light, and a recurring motif of identity.

FKA twigs


Young Turks

Nov 07, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

It's been over five years since FKA twigs released her dizzying debut album LP1. On that record, singer/songwriter Tahliah Barnett outlined her bespoke pocket universe, capitalizing on the momentum of her two prior EPs with a series of statements on what it meant to be a strong-willed woman still plagued by self doubt.  More

Nov 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

With broadsheet papers in the UK throwing together dirge articles about how "speaking is the new singing" (for fuck's sake) the time is ripe for the remarkable Dry Cleaning's second EP, following the lo-fi delights of their Sweet Princess EP earlier this year. More

Nov 05, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Grinning North Carolina troubadours The Avett Brothers are approaching their 20-year anniversary of rockin' country shenanigans and "Closer Than Together" is their response to fatherhood, a post-truth world and, unfortunately, a statement of their empirical wisdom. More

Nov 04, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

West Philly weirdos Empath's first full-length sets out of its stall early on-on addictive opener "Soft Shape," a blend of gentle psych, pastoral orchestration and tribal percussion lift Catherine Elicson's fragile but complex melodies and plaintive vocal style-and the fun just rolls on from there. More

Nov 01, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

If the name Steve Binder doesn't mean anything to you that's understandable. In the early days of television, he brought many top musical acts magically into living rooms across America. More

Oct 31, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

There is an inspirational, gleaming Queen in every neighborhood. Everywhere we look, art is being made by divine beauty. Turmoil surrounds us, but turn the other direction. More