CD REVIEW

CHVRCHES: Love Is Dead

by Emily Zemler on June 12, 2018
There’s a sense of ache that lies within the buoyant pop melodies on Love Is Dead , the third LP from CHVRCHES. The album, which follows 2015’s beloved release Every Open Eye , is interested...
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Durand Jones & The Indications: Durand Jones & The Indications

by John Adamian on June 08, 2018
Durand Jones & The Indications make funk and soul that’s warm and deep. Fans of the Daptone Records catalog or of Frazey Ford will find a kindred soul in Jones and his crew, which coalesced as a...
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Lake Street Dive: Free Yourself Up

by Ryan Reed on June 07, 2018
This Boston quartet first united 14 years ago as a bizarre venture into avant-garde country music. Now, armed with their polished sixth LP, that rootsy experimentation must feel like a foggy...
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Beach House: 7

by Ryan Reed on June 06, 2018
Across their first six LPs, Beach House sculpted their own sonic universe from distinct, granular details. The instrumentation (the sparse drum machines, the airy organs, the smoldering tone of...
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DJ Williams’ Shots Fired: Live From Over Where

by Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta on June 05, 2018
 If you ever drop by one of DJ Williams’ eclectic performances, then you’ll be pleased to hear his electric guitar cut deep grooves between horns and basslines galore. With Live From Over...
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Old Crow Medicine Show: Volunteer

by Ryan Reed on June 04, 2018
 “I made a deal with the devil, so I/ Get to live on the highway until I die,” Old Crow Medicine Show proclaim on their sixth studio album. Indeed, Volunteer , like the rest of the wild string...