Posts By Sam Sodomsky

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen returns with elegiac and wise songwriting conjuring the golden expanse of the American West; it’s his best studio album in years.

Tim Heidecker: What the Brokenhearted Do…

The comedian and musician brings his dry absurdity and taste for 1970s singer-songwriters to a novel venture: a fake breakup album.

Cate Le Bon: Reward

On her fifth album, the Welsh musician is at her best. The more elaborate and eccentric her music becomes, the more she sounds like herself.

Rhiannon Giddens: there is no Other

The singer and multi-instrumentalist joins jazz musician Francesco Turrisi for a thoughtful and ambitious album that spans opera, Appalachian bluegrass, gospel, and traditional Italian music.

Inter Arma: Sulphur English

The Richmond metal quintet’s fourth album is its most intense and most rewarding: a virtual symphony of pummeling, dissonant riffs sculpted with unrelenting precision.

Moon Tooth: Crux

The Long Island prog-metal band bursts with enthusiasm and rabid energy, as if Mastodon's apocalyptic visions were replaced with cosmic wonder.

Prefab Sprout: I Trawl the Megahertz

This lost Prefab Sprout album, previously issued as a Paddy McAloon solo LP, finds the singer receding into a vivid dream world unlike anything in his catalog.

David Crosby: If I Could Only Remember My Name

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit David Crosby’s solo debut, a foggy dream of psychedelic folk-rock.