Mitski: Lauren Hell (Triple Button Cloud Clear Wax | 3000 Copies)

Mitski made her bold return last month, presenting “Working for the Knife” and announcing a world tour, with all North American dates selling out instantly. Mitski has now announced Laurel Hell, her new album, out February 4th on Dead Oceans. There are multiple variants out there but this Rough Trade edition is on Triple Button … Read more

Gruff Rhys: Babelsberg [Album Review]

Gruff Rhys Babelsberg Rough Trade [2018] Fire Note Says: Welsh singer/songwriter, Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals fame, hides dark, commentary in sweet, orchestrated pop songs in a compelling and enjoyable way. Album Review: Even though, Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys may be playing it straight on the smartly orchestrated pop songs of Babelsberg, his … Read more

Parquet Courts: Wide Awake! [Album Review]

Parquet Courts Wide Awake! Rough Trade Records [2018] Who: Indie rock icons, Parquet Courts shift gears and deliver a fresh and vital album. Sound: Parquet Courts join forces with producer Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse and come dangerously close to recording their best album. TFN Final Take: When I heard that Parquet Courts were teaming … Read more

Starcrawler: Starcrawler [Album Review]

Starcrawler Starcrawler Rough Trade [2018] Who: Starcrawler are a 4-piece band from Los Angeles California and their self-titled debut was produced by Ryan Adams. The members are lead vocalist Arrow de Wilde, guitarist Henri Cash, drummer Austin Smith and bassist Tim Franco. The youngest member is 16 and the oldest is 22. Sound: Starcrawler give … Read more

Here Lies Man “st” LTD Clear Vinyl – (Marcos Garcia from Antibalas)

Marcos Garcia is the guitarist for Antibalas and frontman for Chico Mann. He has a new project in Here Lies Man, which is a fuzzed-out psych-rock combo that is being framed as Black Sabbath playing Afrobeat. Not sure about you but it just sounds like something everyone should hear! Right now you can still grab … Read more