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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.”

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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: 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.

New Music Tuesday: Bombay Bicycle Club • Broken Bells • Les Claypool’s Duo De Twang • Gardens & Villa

Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow

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

Arcade Fire’s masterful album marketing, concert promo case study

The band’s small show in LA for super fans and industry execs provided further proof that Arcade Fire are the band of a generation, both in a studio and live context.

New Music: Earl Sweatshirt – Doris

Earl Sweatshirt - Doris

“Even with a laundry list of helpers, it really is Earl who shines brightest, a young MC who is calculated and at MENSA-level mastery of wordplay.”

New Music: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Self-titled

“It’s interesting that this would be the album the LA-based collective would stamp its name on as the title because it’s the least impressive body of music it has recorded.”