Panic! At The Disco – Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!Panic! At The Disco – Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!

Panic! At The Disco – Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! [Fueled By Ramen, 2013] New Panic! At the Disco album is simultaneously dance, and inspired by hip-hop’s “there are no rules,” and with dedication to their hometown Vegas — with a hint of “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.” Musically, there’s DIY […]

Crystal Fighters — Cave RaveCrystal Fighters — Cave Rave

Crystal Fighters — Cave Rave [Pias, 2013] It seems that British/Scottish band Crystal Fighters managed not to waste a single second from their 37-minute second album. Cave Rave, released in May, combines basque southern motives with the best traditions of the English scene. Balearic dance beat makes the clouds over your head disappear instantly. Bouncing, […]

CocoRosie — Tales of a Grass WidowCocoRosie — Tales of a Grass Widow

CocoRosie — Tales of a Grass Widow [City Slang, 2013] Fifth album in CocoRosie disgoraphy, Tales of a Grass Widow is a better piece than their previous Grey Oceans, showing the persistence in style — vulnerable, weird, strange. All this eerie art folk can creep you out, but can also go well with perception of the world […]

The National – Trouble Will Find MeThe National – Trouble Will Find Me

The National – Trouble Will Find Me [4AD, 2013] In 2010 The National had a really beautiful album, High Violet. They are real masters of storytelling. Trouble Will Find Me continues the tradition. The album is intense, beautiful, demanding full close attention. Here you have openness, vulnerability, sort of self-flagellation, inner demons… All this drowned […]