Dengue Fever returns on its fifth full-length album, "The Deepest Lake," which continues to show the band's unique take on Cambodian pop music from the '60s and psychedelic rock.
Courtney Barnett brings energy to the mundane issues of everyday life by adding rhythm, melody and wit to her musing stories on "Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit."
One of the hardest groups to label with any clear genre, Purity Ring has recently released the followup to its 2012 debut "Shrines." "Another Eternity" will undoubtedly be compared to the earlier fan favorite. Rather than the elaborate progression one might expect from a band's sophomore album, "Another Eternity" sounds like a welcome extension of the debut.
Honoring the past while respecting the present seems to be JD McPherson's main goal on his sophomore album, "Let The Good Times Roll," which showcases musical influences from many decades, but especially the '50s.
Joshua Tillman returns to the pseudonym of Father John Misty on his second album since his departure from Fleet Foxes, and this time he is ready to tell the world what his dark and cynical mind thinks about love.
Rhiannon Giddens' first solo album is a clever collection of songs spanning American music's history, including tunes made famous by Nina Simone, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline and Odetta, among others.
The Districts' second album proves that the group can enter the studio and live up to the energetic live performances that they are known for.
After 35 years, one of the greatest cult bands of all time, the Church, is wrestling with its identity. Its latest psychedelic and brooding sounds remind us of the angsty albums the band has released in the past, but some still doubt the recently released "Further/Deeper" is from the same band fans have all come to know and love.
On his fifth studio album, Ryan Bingham offers the world a look into a troubled past through the eyes of isolation.
An aging Noah Lennox, aka Panda Bear, channels his anxieties about approaching middle age into his latest album, "Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper." Without ditching his already well-established psychedelic electronic sound, Lennox has crafted a beautifully mature album full of meditations on home life.