It's time to face the music. Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill rallies his team to defend the universe and one of their own - a mission that could mean the end of the Guardians if not successful. Featuring a stellar line-up of tracks perfect for any hero saving the galaxy. Available on CD and double black vinyl.
With Fever / Sky, Bear Rinehart widens Wilder Woods' cinematic sound while celebrating the parts of himself that made him most proud. It's a personal, poignant record whose songs focus not upon the horizon ahead, but upon the road itself, stacked high with heartland hooks, western wooziness, southern soul, and festival-worthy anthems.
The fifth and final entry in his series of albums titled with mathematical symbols, - (Subtract) revisits Sheeran’s singer/songwriter roots, and one that was written against a backdrop of personal grief and hope. The album presents one of the biggest stars on the planet at his most vulnerable and honest.
The primary musical dialogue in many of these songs is between a wall of percussion, the idiosyncratic gestures of acoustic instruments and Westerman’s vocals—rawer and drier in the mix than ever before, reinforced by bursts of rich three-or-four-part vocal harmonies. A complex and endlessly rewarding collection of layered songwriting.
The debut solo album from the legendary drummer of Slayer, Fantômas and Testament creates an experimental journey into rhythm and sound. Highly cinematic, involved and intense while capturing Lombardo’s ability to write songs and create an atmosphere. A dazzling display of rhythmic prowess that’s skilled yet not indulgent; groovy as hell but never grating.
Cast album for the brilliant 2023 revival of Parade — Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical. Featuring Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen, The Book of Mormon) reminding us why he’s become one of Broadway’s most beloved performers and Micaela Diamond (The Cher Show) who’s luminous voice stuns in this essential Amercian musical.
Produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, The Chicago Sessions is a throwback to Crowell’s early days of making records, but it’s no nostalgia trip. The songs are vital and timely, touching on everything from love and mortality to race and religion, and the performances are nothing short of intoxicating, fueled by raw guitars, honky-tonk piano, and tight, punchy drums.
The Smashing Pumpkins' highly anticipated twelfth studio album, Atum (pronounced Autumn) is a three-act rock opera album featuring 33-tracks, and is the sequel to 1995’s Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000’s Machina/Machine of God. Indie exclusive variant includes three screen-printed inserts, each inspired by the three acts of Atum.