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New Music: Interpol – El Pintor

Interpol - El Pintor

“Interpol may never top the praise and success they received in the early 2000s, but El Pintor gives us a good reason to remember why they remain an important fixture in today’s indie rock scene.”

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The Top 10 summer anthems of 2014

These 10 sun-drenched summer anthems run the gauntlet from pop songs you couldn’t escape to indie gems that deserve even more attention as we head toward the end of 2014.

New Music: The Black Angels – Clear Lake Forest

“Those familiar with The Black Angels’ body of work will be pleasantly surprised by their latest offering. It’s a quick seven-track album, with each track leaving you in acid-laced reverie.”

New Music: ANTEMASQUE – Self-titled

Antemasque

“There’s no doubt that Rodríguez-López, Bixler-Zavala and Elitch are all talented musicians, but you’ll want to keep your expectations to a minimum before hitting the play button.”

New Music: Jack White – Lazaretto

Jack White's Lazaretto

“White’s sophomore solo effort Lazaretto manifests the current musical landscape of Nashville — where White has resided since 2006 — by intertwining a smorgasbord of styles.”

New Music: The Black Keys – Turn Blue

“What makes Turn Blue so special is not just Auerbach’s driving guitar riffs, his soulful vocal melodies or even his laid-back grooves, but all of those coming together at once.”

New Music: Lykke Li – I Never Learn

“This album does help to establish Li as more of a singer-songwriter. The songs are well written, wonderfully produced, and at times surprisingly bare.”

New Music: tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack

“Nikki Nack is idiosyncratic soul music, and though not without its missteps, it’s alive in a way that little music today is.”

New Music: Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots

“As we quickly come to find out, it’s not all roses and sunshine for the 46-year-old Londoner, but this latest material shows just how insightful he still can be.”

New Music: Death – Death III

“Not only has this band been overlooked by the history books, but David Hackney’s guitar playing has been missed.”

New Music: Chet Faker – Built on Glass

“With Murphy’s first full-length album now finally out, it may only be a matter of time before we hear him storming the U.S. airwaves.”

New Music Tuesday: John Frusciante • The Faint • SOHN • EMA

John Frusciante - Enclosure

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Thievery Corporation • Band of Skulls • Nickel Creek • Cloud Nothings • JAMAICA • Mac DeMarco

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Future Islands • Liars • The Bad Plus • Glenn Kotche

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Foster the People • Tycho • Black Lips • Freddie Gibbs and Madlib • The War on Drugs

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Metronomy • Elbow

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Pharrell • The Men • Drive-By Truckers • Real Estate • Eagulls • Kimono Kult

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Beck • Schoolboy Q • St. Vincent • Wild Beasts • Mike Gordon • The Notwist

Beck - Morning Phase

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Phantogram • Shocking Pinks

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.

New Music Tuesday: Crosses (†††) • Temples • Tinariwen • Sun Kil Moon

Crosses - Crosses

Every Tuesday, we focus on new music releases by naming our top tracks, album highlights, lowlights and important takeaways for select albums.