The band led by Syd is still full of surprises on its fourth album, a collection of hazy songs with an analog aesthetic and sneakily unconventional grooves.
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David Longstreth turns away from the electronic sounds of his last album, embracing warmer tones on an LP that celebrates love while grappling with political dread.
The 54-year-old musician and his band make smart, fierce African rock that concentrates on positive thinking on “Kin Sonic.”
With James Ford from Simian Mobile Disco helping shape the sounds, the group’s sixth album, “The Now Now,” takes on more private concerns.
The couple abruptly released their long-rumored joint album, “Everything Is Love,” a statement of solidarity in the face of personal and institutional challenges.
The singer’s first studio album since 2012 connects her powerhouse vocals with a sweeping range of emotions.
The Dave Matthews Band’s first LP since 2012 is an album of love songs — an earnest embrace of fatherhood and lifelong romance.
On the rapper’s eighth studio album the focus isn’t on America but his all-encompassing self-absorption.
The electronic composer Daniel Lopatin prefers difficult concepts and challenging sounds. His new album, “Age Of,” continues his “perpetual state of disbelief.”
For a few years in the 1970s, she was a trailblazing singer, bandleader and producer. A new documentary, “Betty: They Say I’m Different,” tells her story.