TFS's unique brand of art punk gets even vivider on Braindrops.
Daughters return with the most effectively terrifying album I've heard all decade.
Not only is Wide Awake! better performed and written than any Parquet Courts album thus far, but on it the band consistently manages to make interesting artistic statements on some very difficult topics.
Iceage dials down the abrasiveness and theatricality on the still pretty solid Beyondless.
Loaded with poetic post-punk dirges, Protomartyr's Relatives in Descent is the Detroit band's most dynamic and well-written release yet.
Guerilla Toss continues in the direction of catchy and jerky dance-punk with "The String Game," the lead single from their new album GT ULTRA. This'll be the band's second full-length release on DFA Records, with a June 23 street date. The track's quasi-lyric video is pretty cool, featuring an abstract and grimy animation style.
The UK's Sleaford Mods return with a slightly tweaked version of their idiosyncratic style on English Tapas.