The lack of an arena-circuit headliner at this year’s festival, the 32nd, just helped level the playing field for the performers who still flock to Austin, Tex.
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The New Jersey indie-rock band’s 15th album is its first digitally recorded LP, filled with sonic wanderings and grim proclamations.
The acoustic trio featuring Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan and Sara Watkins is so collaborative, nobody is sure who wrote which part on its debut, “See You Around.”
The Berlin-based duo unveiled its new album, “Dimensional People,” using state-of-the-art software to pinpoint sounds in three-dimensional space.
The 20-year-old singer and songwriter Sophie Allison expands her sound and lyrical scope on her debut album.
The album attached to the superhero film juggles multiple missions, and is nearly as densely packed and ambitious as one of the rapper’s own solo LPs.
Despite strong songs from Julia Michaels and Sia, the album feels like an obligatory romp through the trilogy’s themes of desire, obsession, love and shopping.
His appearance at this year’s halftime show has resurfaced the memory of one of pop music’s biggest traumas.
Mr. Mills, a Grammy nominee for albums by John Legend and Perfume Genius, said his goal is always “to make this better than all the other records the artist has done.”
After years writing songs for Lady Antebellum and Meghan Trainor, among others, the 31-year-old shows off her own striking voice on her major-label debut.