New Music Roundup: June

New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Bruce Springsteen, Kirin J Callinan, Polo G and more. Bedouine - Bird Songs of a Killjoy Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Azniv Korkejian's sophomore release Bird Songs of a Killjoy, which … Continue reading New Music Roundup: June

Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

I'm of the opinion that collaboration doesn't get celebrated enough in mainstream music. Sure, there are plenty of landmark records that are a direct result of two or more amazing artistic talents linking up (DOOM and Madlib's Madvillainy, The Postal Service's Get Up, etc.) but generally speaking, I think collab records are one the more exciting … Continue reading Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

Colter Wall – Songs of the Plains

Colter Wall's music embodies the mythos of a travel-worn troubadour on a seemingly never-ending journey. His rich baritone voice cuts through the dry sound of his guitar fearlessly and forcefully, yet maintains the calmness of still water in the summertime. His sound is rooted in foundational elements of country and folk music: lonesome tales of … Continue reading Colter Wall – Songs of the Plains

Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer

Josh Tillman's fourth commercial release as Father John Misty is his darkest creation yet. Written over the course of a six week period where Tillman was couped up in a hotel, estranged from his wife, seemingly embarked on a journey of binge drinking and self-destruction, God's Favorite Customer is a much more conventional set of songs than … Continue reading Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer

Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour

Texas born singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves has long captured the hearts of contemporary country fans with an enchanting voice and stunning looks. In recording her newest album, Golden Hour, she set out to cross genres, documenting her growing personal life in the process. Her fourth release on Mercury Nashville Records diverts slightly from her country roots and … Continue reading Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour