Dan Bejar’s beautifully macabre, ornate orchestra of a band drops a tasty and cross-cultural treat, and Clarkson's sixth is a Christmas gift to the Yuletide pop standards canon.
The Barcelona DJ and producer’s newest since blowing minds with Fin doesn’t disappoint—sprawling, blissed-out house compositions for the night.
The veteran angry hip-hop superstar’s back with a vengeance and a handful of fiery polemics, a few too many gay slurs and a great staff of producers.
LJ focuses on what they know; Allison Crutchfield and Kyle Gilbride are a brilliant pair with a great band, and Ferreira's debut is an awesomely mixed bag of honest girlpop.
Participating in the great tradition of year-end album-ranking in December, here is a list that reflects, essentially, the LPs that worked their way into my head and heart on a regular basis of the past 365 days. Navigating the heaps and mountains of music at our collective fingertips is no small feat, but you learn [...]