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  • Linda Ronstadt: Heart Like a Wheel
    by John Lingan on 18th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit a landmark of mainstream ’70s soft-rock, the peak of Linda Ronstadt’s power as a singer nonpareil. […]

  • King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: Infest the Rats’ Nest
    by Stuart Berman on 17th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    On their second album of the year, the ever-mutating Aussie psych-rock outfit embrace throwback thrash metal to soundtrack the end of life on Earth. […]

  • Various: STUMM433
    by Daniel Martin-McCormick on 17th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    As part of its 40th-anniversary celebrations, the Mute label commissions 58 covers of 4:33, John Cage’s notorious “silent” piece, from New Order, Depeche Mode, and other staples of the roster. […]

  • Proper: I Spent the Winter Writing Songs About Getting Better
    by Ian Cohen on 17th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The Brooklyn band's explosively verbal, shapeshifting, and snarky emo-pop explores how intersectional identities move within predominantly white spaces. […]

  • Loscil: Equivalents
    by Jonathan Williger on 16th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Inspired by Alfred Stieglitz’ black-and-white photographs of clouds, the Canadian ambient musician reworks piano samples into one of the most monochromatic albums of his career. […]

  • Lilie Mae: Other Girls
    by Maggie Lange on 16th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    On her second album, the Nashville spitfire flits easily between country, bluegrass, and rock. […]

  • Dry Cleaning: Sweet Princess EP
    by Brodie Lancaster on 16th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    These six cerebral, spiky songs extract something touching and tragic from the mundanity of social media and social anxiety. […]

  • Oso Oso: Basking in the Glow
    by Ian Cohen on 16th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The excellent album from the Long Island singer-songwriter Jade Lilitri is sharp and radiant, a massively catchy guitar record about trying to walk the straight and narrow. […]

  • Georgia Anne Muldrow & Dudley Perkins: Black Love & War
    by Shannon J. Effinger on 15th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Equal parts manifesto and critique, the pair’s third musical collaboration pays homage to the sound and radical spirit of their West Coast home. […]

  • Shura: forevher
    by Aimee Cliff on 15th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The pop singer’s second album is looser, livelier and more ecstatic than her debut, detailing the headlong rush of falling in love. […]

  • Various Artists: Jambú e Os Míticos Sons Da Amazônia
    by Philip Sherburne on 15th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    This revelatory survey of the music of Northern Brazil from the 1970s and ’80s is by turns alien and familiar, sacred and profane, always raw and thrilling. […]

  • Ride: This Is Not a Safe Place
    by Ben Cardew on 15th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    On their second post-reunion album, the shoegaze band sound emboldened, merrily tinkering with their legacy. […]

  • Horse Jumper of Love: So Divine
    by Quinn Moreland on 14th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    On their second album, the Boston slowcore trio’s pensive, downtempo rock has grown tighter, clearer, and at times brighter. […]

  • Ugly God: Bumps & Bruises
    by Taylor Crumpton on 14th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The meme rapper’s debut album confirms everyone’s suspicions about the relationship between viral hip-hop fame and rapping abilities. […]

  • Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind
    by Andy O'Connor on 14th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The sixth album from the Iowa metal mainstays has more to offer than expected and is still sometimes frustratingly short-sighted. […]

  • Rick Ross: Port of Miami 2
    by Evan Rytlewski on 14th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Age has mellowed rap’s most audacious fabulist, and on the sequel to his breakout debut he settles into his luxe sound like a pair of velvet slippers. […]

  • Jadu Heart: Melt Away
    by Michelle Kim on 13th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The masked UK duo crafts electronic pop that draws on hip-hop, R&B, chillwave, and psych-funk, but their immersive soundscapes leave little impression. […]

  • Trippie Redd: !
    by Sheldon Pearce on 13th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Trippie Redd’s sprawling album is designed to show his versatility, but it’s not nearly wild enough to distract from its lack of coherent ideas. […]

  • Purple Pilgrims: Perfumed Earth
    by Madison Bloom on 13th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The New Zealand sister duo offer a self-contained suite of dream pop, folk, and cosmic jazz that’s far more evocative than the few words they sing. […]

  • Various Artists: Blinded by the Light (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    by Stephen Thomas Erlewine on 13th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The coming-of-age film reveals the life-changing power of some of Bruce Springsteen’s most famous songs, but its soundtrack doesn’t measure up. […]

  • Ra Ra Riot: Superbloom
    by Arielle Gordon on 12th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Their latest album aims for life-or-death melodrama, but amid the layered arrangements and slick songwriting, Ra Ra Riot seem to once again have lost their sense of identity. […]

  • Pontiac Streator & Ulla Straus: 11 Items
    by Andy Beta on 12th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    The latest on the adventurous West Mineral Ltd. label finds the mysterious duo crafting something with classic ambient earmarks as well as off-kilter addenda. […]

  • Nef the Pharaoh: Mushrooms & Coloring Books
    by Dean Van Nguyen on 12th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    On his new mixtape, the Vallejo upstart sounds a little too eager to break out of his home base. […]

  • Elvis Presley: Live 1969
    by Allison Hussey on 12th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    In 1969, Elvis Presley went to Las Vegas to reboot his career. With a half-century of hindsight, the performances feel both bittersweet and anticlimactic. […]

  • Buckingham Nicks: Buckingham Nicks
    by Mark Richardson on 11th August 2019 at 5:00 am

    Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit the calm before the storm, a long-out-of-print album from Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks before they joined Fleetwood Mac. […]

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