"What would shoegaze sound like if it had its eyes on the sky?"
— Lindsay Zoladz reviews Sea When Absent, the latest album from genre-busting sextet A Sunny Day in Glasgow—and a Best New Music pick.
"Tom Krell is informed by genre but driven by expression; in his mind, pop music is anything that aspires for the most immediate and impactful connection, even if it risks embarrassment in the process. As a result, his transcendent third LP "What Is This Heart?" is a pop album of the highest caliber."
— Ian Cohen reviews How to Dress Well’s new album, our latest Best New Music pick.
"On Familiars, frontman Peter Silberman cements himself as one of indie rock’s most compelling and distinctive singers, capable of projecting a wide, complex range of emotions."
— Larry Fitzmaurice reviews the new album from Brooklyn’s the Antlers.