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Trouble Will Find Me feels like The National reaching the pinnacle of their sound with a nearly perfect album that’s as morose and captivating as the band themselves. Read more.
Vampire Weekend’s third record is a feast for the ears, easily one of the best records of the year, and perhaps one of the best in many — with a sound so refined that it makes Vampire Weekend absolutely impossible to ignore. Read more.
I Love You sees Said the Whale drifting further away from their indie rock roots and closer to pop punk territory, but it’s a welcome release from a band who’s still willing to experiment with their sound despite reaching success. Read more.
The Neighbourhood’s debut record is a deep, dark slab of urban alternative that’s ambitious and unpredictable. But thanks to the band’s sense of rhythm, I Love You remains consistency approachable. Read more.
…Like Clockwork feels like a moment of rebirth for Josh Homme after his stint in Them Crooked Vultures. Ultimately, it’s about getting back to the roots of rock and roll without sacrificing the basic tenets of the Queens of the Stone Age sound. Read more.