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The House

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Porches’ third record The House is a conscious effort in minimalism and honesty. "Making Pool”—the band’s 2016 breakthrough record, and Domino debut—“I learned how valuable the spirit ...View 'The House'?

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Always Ascending

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A triumphant recasting, Franz Ferdinand's Always Ascending is as exuberant as it is euphoric, bursting with fresh ideas born of what Alex Kapranos calls "aggressive sonic experimentation." With the ...View 'Always Ascending'?

 
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At the end of “Poison Root,” the opening track on Alex Giannascoli’s new album, Rocket, the 23-year-old artist repeats the phrase “Now, I know everything” again and again, his voice seething over a clatter of banjo, violin, and acoustic guitar sounds. It’s difficult to ascertain the exact tone: does he really think he knows everything? Or are these incantations a form of self-assurance, covering up insecurity? The tension between ambition and self-doubt in this closing refrain is typical of Rocket’s fourteen tracks. Over musical backdrops that effortlessly jump from sound collage to country pop to dreamy folk music, the cast... Read »