“You’re Dead!” by Flying Lotus

Is it too early make a nomination for Rap Album of the Year? Maybe, but…

Mapei

To say Mapei has recreated herself in her new album Hey Hey would not be…

“PIANO PILLS” BY SEANCE CRASHER

The new album Piano Pills, from Portland band Seance Crasher, opens with “White Horse,” a dreamy…

“Major Magic” by Holiday Friends

As far as debut albums go, you either want to nail it or go down…

Helado Negro

Roberto Carlos Lange, aka Helado Negro, returns this week with a new record, Double Youth,…

REY PILA

Welcome to the world of tomorrow! Surprise! It’s actually yesterday. If you thought time was…

CLEAN BANDIT

Electro dance pop as a genre has never claimed to be high art, preferring instead…

CHET FAKER

Shlohmo, Gold Panda, Amon Tobin, and James Blake elements inspire and are reflected in Australian…

“Dying To Pretend” by Pocketknife

Earworm hooks, shimmery synth, and catchy lyrics are the heart of this Portland synth-pop group.…

“Volume 1” by David Bazan & The Passenger String Quartet

I change my mind about this album as much as it changes my mood. Between…