Posts By Nina Corcoran

Dude York: Falling

The Seattle pop-punk band shape-shifts through ‘90s alt-rock but sacrifices its personality in the process.

Stereolab: Peng!

Far from the knotty time signatures and intricate textures of their later work, Stereolab’s debut album captures a shoegaze-besotted indie-pop band figuring out exactly who it wants to be.

Bad Books: III

Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull used to record collaborations that sounded like reworkings of their respective catalogs, but they’ve finally articulated what this band is about.

Stef Chura: Midnight

The Detroit indie rocker’s second album fluctuates between alt-rock and garage pop, turning up her amp and doubling down on her uncompromising style.

Stef Chura: Midnight

The Detroit indie rocker’s second album fluctuates between alt-rock and garage pop, turning up her amp and doubling down on her uncompromising style.

Josephine Wiggs: We Fall

On her debut solo album, the Breeders’ original bassist blends her signature instrument with minimalist electronics and rippling pools of piano, Mellotron, and acoustic guitar.

Laura Stevenson: The Big Freeze

On her fifth solo album, the New York musician both evolves as a singer-songwriter and grows in confidence, addressing heavy emotional themes with candor and grace.

Potty Mouth: SNAFU

Six years after their scrappy debut, the pop-punk band Potty Mouth return with an arena-sized follow up that sounds like a major-label effort without all the compromises.