New Mix: Koffee, Diet Cig, Waxahatchee, Half Waif, More
This week's mix of essential songs includes the bouncy "Night Terrors" from Diet Cig, an examination of regret and forgiveness from Waxahatchee, Jamaican reggae singer Koffee and more. Playlist: 1. Koffee: "Raggamuffin" from 'Rapture' 2. Waxahatchee: "Fire" from 'Saint Cloud' 3. Diet Cig: "Night Terrors" (Single) 4. Midwife: "Anyone Can Play Guitar" from 'Forever' 5. Half Waif: "Ordinary Talk" from 'The Caretaker' 6. Snarls: "Marbles" from 'Burst'
New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Jan. 24
Our sprint through the best new albums out this week includes a debut from the rapper Hook, the sinister storytelling of Andy Shauf, a solo release from Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker and more. Featured Albums: 1. Black Lips — Sing in a Wold That's Falling Apart Featured Song: "Angola Rodeo" 2. Ethan Gruska — En Garde Featured Songs: "On the Outside" and "Haiku 4 U" 3. Hook — Crashed My Car Featured song: "Yes Man" 4. Andy Shauf — The Neon Skyline Featured Song: "Things I Do" 5. Khushi — Strange Seasons Featured Song: "This Is" 6. Jeff Parker — Suite for Max Brown Featured Songs: "Build a Nest" and "Fusion Swirl" 7. Yorkston/Thorne/Khan — Navarasa: Nine Emotions Featured Songs: "The Shearings Not For You" and "Sukhe Phool" 8. Bonny Light Horseman — Bonny Light Horseman Featured Song: "The Roving" Other notable releases out on Jan. 24: Lola Marsh — Someday Tomorrow Maybe; October Drift — Forever Whatever; Okay Kaya — Watch This Liquid Pour Itself; Pet Shop Boys — Hotspot; Sarah Mary Chadwick — Please Daddy; Wire — Mind Hive; Wolf Parade — Thin Mind.
Pinegrove, Pinenuts And Pinetabs: A Conversation with Evan Stephens Hall
The Pinegrove singer talks about the band's latest album and how fans have interpreted the new songs, using chord tablature the band provided for fans online.
New Mix: Dan Deacon, Soccer Mommy, M. Ward, Khruangbin And Leon Bridges, More
This week's mix of essential new songs includes a surprising collaboration between Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, Dan Deacon without the vocal effects, M. Ward and more.
New Music Friday: Jan. 17
A posthumous release from Mac Miller, Halsey's Manic and Little Big Town's Nightfall top our shortlist for the best new albums out this week. Featured Releases: 1. Bombay Bicycle Club — Everything Else Has Gone Wrong Featured Song: "Is It Real?" 2. The Innocence Mission — See You Tomorrow Featured Song: "The Brothers Williams Said" 3. Halsey — Manic Featured Song: "You Should Be Sad" 4. Little Big Town — Nightfall Featured Song: "Sugar Coat" 5. Mac Miller — Circles Featured Songs: "Blue World" and "That's On Me" 6. Mura Masa — R.Y.C. Featured Song: "Teenage Headache Dream" 7. 070 Shake — Modus Vivendi Featured Song: "Divorce" 8. Alice Boman — Dream On Featured Song: "Who Knows?" 9. Bill Fay — Countless Branches Featured Song: "Filled With Wonder Again" Other notable albums out on Jan. 17: A Girl Called Eddy — Been Around ; Algiers — There Is No Year ; And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead — X: The Godless Void and Other Stories ; David Dondero — The Filter Bubble Blues ; Della Mae — Headlight ; Holy F*** — Deleter ; The Marcus King Band — El Dorado ; Of Montreal — UR FUN ; Pinegrove — Marigold ; Theophilus London — Bebey ; Whyte Horses — Hard Times