Pre-sale of the week: Death Cab For Cutie – Asphalt Meadows, out 16 September

Formed in Bellingham, WA in 1997, Death Cab For Cutie almost immediately entered the ranks of the era’s definitive bands, fueled in large part by the remarkable power of co-founder, vocalist, guitarist, and lead songwriter Benjamin Gibbard’s complex, often bittersweet songcraft. Asphalt Meadows, their tenth studio album, finds them exploring further into their own unique…

New releases for 17 August 2018

Here we go again, with six smashers due out in the next two weeks. Performance is the new album from White Denim, a band who have long pulled hard at the parameters of rock & roll, admitting garage punk, soul, psychedelia, prog, jazz and blues while holding onto its vital good-time core. There simply is…

New releases for 30 March 2015

We’re featuring 8 great new releases for next week. After much thought, the release of the week is Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens: an elegant, heartfelt depiction of his relationship with his mother and how it changed as she died. There are also new studio albums from The Prodigy, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Ryley…