On Valerie June's electic new album The Order of Time.
Alynda Lee Segarra's The Navigator heads to Puerto Rico, and elsewhere.
Anticipating their debut album, Guppy.
London O'Connor's O∆ is in an underappreciated black tradition.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 7: “My Dreams Are Dogs That Bite Me” (3/19/14).
Two ways of dealing with pain on new albums by Xiu Xiu and Dirty Projectors.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 6: “A Visit from Helios” (3/24/15).
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 5: “Un Peu De Neige Sans Raison” (7/7/11).
My favorite 10 Liz Phair songs.
The Dirty Projectors, Solange, and more.
52 Weeks of Jason Lescalleet, Week 4: “The Loop” (7/2012).
The lovely familiarity of Julie Byrne's Not Even Happiness.
We need more generations of harmonica masters.
Ogbonnaya's lyrics consistently flirt with haplessness, neediness, childishness.
How to correct them.
Dawn Richard's Redemption.
Nuance got lost in the woods this year.
Miranda Lambert’s made the best country album of 2016.
Mexrrissey vs. Katy Perry
Passions of a young pseud.
This pseud wants to make something clear.
From A Smugglers Bible, out now on Friends Records.