Be the Cowboy is arguably Mitski's most mature release, but most of the songs feel like a faint breeze.
Ought go for a more conventional post-punk sound on Room Inside the World.
The World Is a Beautiful Place has announced their third album, titled Always Foreign, and with that has come a somewhat divisive lead single. The sound the band goes for here is closer to pop punk than Midwest emo, but I can appreciate it as one of the catchiest songs the band has written to date. Always Foreign drops September 29 via Epitaph.
Everything Now finds Arcade Fire making a bolder and tighter move in a dance music direction than on Reflektor, but unfortunately it's even more of a mixed bag.
7 years after the underwhelming Forgiveness Rock, Toronto indie rock collective Broken Social Scene is back with a pretty exhilarating and harmonious return to form.
The Mountain Goats' latest is a gothic-themed concept album, a foray into the world of guitar-less music, and one of the greatest testaments to John Darnielle's chops as a storyteller.
With Rocket, Philly singer-songwriter Alex G delivers an album that's a bit more adventurous than his previous effort, but also a lot more inconsistent.