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Sep 17, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Birth of Violence is the second collection of acoustic songs for Chelsea Wolfe, who is carrying a decade of successful evolution. More

Sep 16, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Co-produced by Jay Som (Melina Duterte), Chastity Belt is album four for this group of close friends-Julia Shapiro, Lydia Lund, Gretchen Grimm, and Annie Truscott-who have been supporting each other for at least 10 years. More

KAZU

Adult Baby

Adult Baby

Sep 13, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

When you hear Adult Baby, it's impossible not to think of Blonde Redhead. After all KAZU is the project of Blonde Redhead's vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Kazu Makino. More

Pixies

Beneath the Eyrie

Infectious/BMG

Sep 12, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Pixies' post-reformation releases have been burdened with a problem. There is no way that the band can capture their epoch-defining original four albums (and one mini-album). How could they? The world is different, they are different, heck, music is different! More

Charli XCX

Charli

Atlantic

Sep 11, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

No one would dare to call the music of Charlotte Aitchison minimalist. The artist better known as Charli XCX has spent the better part of the past decade gradually shifting the pop landscape, from adding to the radio canon ("I Love It," "Boom Clap," "Fancy"), to hyping up artists from around the globe (Tommy Cash, PC Music, Kim Petras, etc.). More

Sep 10, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

"I just want to cry everything" is the rallying call of Adam Bainbridge's gorgeous third record as Kindness-which argues for tears as a defiant show of strength rather than surrender. More

Alex Cameron

Miami Memory

Secretly Canadian

Sep 09, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Over the past few years, there hasn't been an act, or more accurately, entertainer, such as Alex Cameron. More

Iggy Pop

Free

Loma Vista

Sep 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Iggy Pop once said he likes his music offensive and has certainly spent the better part of his career doing just that. Now as a septuagenarian, the proto punk has made one of the year's most surprising and likable albums in Free. More

Ra Ra Riot

Superbloom

Rob the Rich/Caroline

Sep 06, 2019 Music Web Exclusive

Ra Ra Riot is a hybrid of Passion Pit, Vampire Weekend, and The Shins, which is probably a winning formula in 2019. More