From the Bronx to New Orleans, Hurray for the Riff Raff proves that finding a place to call home is most important in "Small Town Heroes."
On "Wig Out at Jagbags," Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks bring a fresh approach to alternative rock music with the eccentric songwriting for which the group's leader is well known.
With maximized studio production and a look to die for, Dum Dum Girls' "Too True" could promote founder Dee Dee Penny to popstar/sex symbol status.
Ha Ha Tonka's new badge of honor, "Lessons," expresses maturity, along with all the pain and regret that can come with this new found wisdom.
Packed full of unlikely guest appearances and collaborations, "Event II" marks a successful return for Deltron 3030.
Calling upon the fresh ears of four producers to create a monumental return to the top, Paul McCartney offers fans something "New."
Electronic savants Kraak & Smaak deliver the entire club to their latest album. "Chrome Waves" is catchy, flashy and all around funky.
"Last Night on Earth" skillfully combines alternative tunings and dissonance along with the singer-songwriter formula. Uniting noise fiends and Deadheads alike, here is Lee Ranaldo and the Dust.
As autumn settles itself in comfortably, "Let's Be Still" provides that last bit of summer warmth. Let the Head and the Heart ease the transition.