Posts By Jayson Greene

Nivhek: After its own death / Walking in a spiral towards the house

The new project from Grouper’s Liz Harris contains some of her most beguiling work. Spread across two long, contrasting ambient compositions, her music remains in an enigmatic class of her own.

Future: Future Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD

While there’s plenty of his melancholic, drug-induced staples, what you won’t find here is the Atlanta rapper stretching or surprising himself.

J. Mamana: Nothing New in the West

The debut from the prodigious singer-songwriter is a fussy and affecting album of baroque art-rock that is crowded with ideas in the best way.

Mike: War in My Pen

Of MIKE’s four projects last year, War in My Pen is the cleanest-sounding, but the New York rapper still prizes a faraway vibe that rewards close listening.

Alessia Cara: The Pains of Growing

The pop singer hits a soft reset on her second album, which isn’t a revelation, but it has the tinge of a project made with love and devotion.

Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore: Ghost Forests

On their debut collaboration, the acclaimed harpist and the Espers singer pull long songs and meditative moods taut by creating unexpected tangles.

The Smashing Pumpkins: Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.

The legends of ’90s alt-rock have reunited only to bring this puzzling, indecisive husk of an album into the world.

Lil Peep: Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2

The first posthumous album from Lil Peep stands as an act of tribute and preservation for an artist whose legacy is still very fragile.