In League with Dragons is missing just about everything that has made past Mountain Goats albums so great.
Mac DeMarco pares his songwriting down to something more minimal on Here Comes the Cowboy, losing a lot of personality along the way.
Though it occasionally suffers from overambition, the jazzy I Also Want to Die in New Orleans is another helping of admirable personal and social commentary from Mark Kozelek.
Quiet Signs is a meager helping of Jessica Pratt's pretty and subtly psychedelic style of folk songwriting.
Panda Bear’s latest solo outing sees his psychedelic brand of surreal folk submerged under an ocean of cascading delays and nautical vibes.
Remind Me Tomorrow is a little all over the place in terms of style and pacing, but is nevertheless another solid set of songs from Sharon Van Etten.
Though an improvement on his previous solo effort, Kurt Vile's new album could have used some trimming.
For My Crimes goes for a more stripped-back sound than its predecessor, and is just about as captivating.