Posts By Sam Sodomsky

William Tyler: Goes West

The solo guitarist’s fourth album is soft and subtle, approaching the strains of pop while still basking in the solitude of Americana.

Better Oblivion Community Center: Better Oblivion Community Center

Phoebe Bridgers and Conor Oberst team up for a tight-knit folk-rock album about alienation, solitude, and our potential to better ourselves against bad odds.

Coldplay: Live in Buenos Aires

Though it includes some of the band’s least memorable songs, their latest live album makes a strong case for Coldplay as one of the 21st century’s most enduring arena acts.

Bill Callahan: Live at Third Man Records

Recorded in Nashville, the spare set of songs taken from his last three solo albums is a minor but revealing statement from the graceful singer-songwriter.

Jeff Tweedy: WARM

On his first ever collection of original solo songs—a companion piece to his recent memoir—the Wilco leader uncovers himself like never before.

Songs: Ohia: Love & Work: The Lioness Sessions

On this installment in a series of expanded reissues from the vaults of the late Jason Molina, love songs with raw nerves document a tender, transitional period in his career.

Bob Dylan: More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14

Jokes about the title aside, this payload of alternate takes presents a complex portrait of a complicated time for the singer-songwriter as he made a masterpiece.

Will Oldham: Songs of Love and Horror

In conjunction with a hardcover collection of his lyrics, the singer-songwriter reimagines his classics and obscurities as intimate, acoustic tales.