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  • Ellen Arkbro: CHORDS
    by Daniel Martin-McCormick on 18th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    On the follow-up to her 2017 album For organ and brass, the Swedish composer delves even deeper into microtonal interplay, balancing heady theoretical terrain with a rare emotional resonance. […]

  • Madonna: Madame X
    by Rich Juzwiak on 18th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Madonna’s 14th album feels stretched thin all over the globe, layered with an ambitious concept that ends up muddled and convoluted. […]

  • Klaus Nomi: Klaus Nomi
    by Sean T. Collins on 18th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    A reissue of the Downtown fixture’s 1981 debut album is a reminder that despite his striking look, campy repertoire, and operatic range, the onetime Bowie collaborator was no novelty act. […]

  • Redbait: Cages
    by Kim Kelly on 18th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The St. Louis metalpunks put their politics at the forefront of their music—except they’ve also got riffs, and they can write the hell out of a catchy, confrontational punk song. […]

  • Calexico and Iron & Wine: Years to Burn
    by Stephen M. Deusner on 17th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    It took more than a decade to follow up In the Reins, but its successor reveals musicians who’ve learned to corral swarms of instruments and styles into a newly complex sound. […]

  • Crumb: Jinx
    by Ann-Derrick Gaillot on 17th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The New York City psych-rock quartet’s debut full-length beckons the listener with dreamy keyboards, twinkling guitar, and a recognizable buzz of stoic anxiety. […]

    by Eric Torres on 17th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The Bronx-born DJ melds genres at breakneck speed on a disconsolate and deeply personal breakup record. […]

  • Leif: Loom Dream
    by Philip Sherburne on 17th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The resident DJ at the UK-based Freerotation festival releases a dreamy, bucolic ambient LP, full of lush textures and birdsong. […]

  • AC/DC: Back in Black
    by Steve Kandell on 16th June 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 classic rock staple from a band who rebounded from tragedy to record one of the biggest albums ever made. […]

  • Fabian Almazan: This Land Abounds With Life
    by Matthew Kassel on 15th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Interpolating field recordings and birdsong, the Cuban-born jazz pianist's fourth album explores the sounds of his home country with warmth and fervor. […]

  • Vanishing Twin: The Age of Immunology
    by Stuart Berman on 15th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Drawing on its members’ diverse backgrounds and distinguished resumes—including work with Broadcast, Gruff Rhys, and Zongamin—the London band tilts its psychedelic pop toward a utopian future. […]

  • Noel Gallagher: Black Star Dancing EP
    by Stephen Thomas Erlewine on 15th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    On his new EP, Noel Gallagher breaks free—a little—from his six-string to embrace the Big Beat of his youth. […]

  • Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins
    by Olivia Horn on 14th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The former teen heartthrobs’ first album in almost 10 years is by no means extraordinary, but it’s a respectable showing from a group that has long deserved more respect than they got. […]

  • DJ Python: Derretirse EP
    by Philip Sherburne on 14th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Lush, heady, and shot through with an undercurrent of wistful contemplation, producer Brian Piñeyro’s “deep reggaetón” sound can’t be called lo-fi anymore. […]

  • Sonic Youth: Battery Park, NYC: July 4, 2008
    by Susan Elizabeth Shepard on 14th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Three years before they split, at an Independence Day concert in a downtown park, the band tore through its earliest work with the polish of seasoned pros. […]

  • Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars
    by Sam Sodomsky on 14th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Bruce Springsteen returns with elegiac and wise songwriting conjuring the golden expanse of the American West; it’s his best studio album in years. […]

  • Yeasayer: Erotic Reruns
    by Evan Rytlewski on 13th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    A slight and unwaveringly safe 30 minutes, Yeasayer’s latest goes down easier than anything the band has ever done, while making less of an impression. […]

  • Future: SAVE ME EP
    by Reed Jackson on 13th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    His latest EP proves he’s still a master of melancholic detail, but thematically and sonically, the Atlanta superstar has hit a wall. […]

  • Bill Callahan: Shepherd In a Sheepskin Vest
    by Jayson Greene on 13th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    A peerless storyteller gazes deep into domestic life and offers a long, sun-warmed double album that is a highlight of his career. […]

  • Bob Dylan: Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings
    by Stephen Thomas Erlewine on 13th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    A mammoth, 14-CD box set released to accompany Martin Scorcese’s documentary captures the 1975 tour in all its ragged glory. […]

  • Stef Chura: Midnight
    by Nina Corcoran on 12th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The Detroit indie rocker’s second album fluctuates between alt-rock and garage pop, turning up her amp and doubling down on her uncompromising style. […]

  • Polo G: Die a Legend
    by Sheldon Pearce on 12th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Polo G blends pop and drill with ease and delivers a standout Chicago street rap debut that is meticulously crafted and honestly told. […]

  • Earthen Sea: Grass and Trees
    by Philip Sherburne on 12th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Jacob Long’s vaporous, lo-fi ambient tracks feel like snapshots of stillness made of moving parts. […]

  • Avicii: TIM
    by Larry Fitzmaurice on 12th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    The Swedish EDM superstar’s posthumous final album purports to reveal Tim Bergling as he’s never been seen, but the scrum of co-writers and guest singers leaves more questions than answers. […]

  • Palehound: Black Friday
    by Sasha Geffen on 11th June 2019 at 5:00 am

    Guitarist and bandleader Ellen Kempner’s third record breaks down the walls around her wiry, anxious riffs, opening space for levity and the thrill of new love. […]

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