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Jam of the Day | Paleo – Holly Would

Photo by Cary Norton Is there a void in your analogue-nomadic-folk record collection? Heralded as a cross between Bob Dylan and The Violent Femmes (and we’re thinking a slightly tripped-out The Tallest Man on Earth), Paleo (aka David Strackany) is the answer to your foot stompin’, midnight ghost conjurations in addition to your early summer desert … Read more

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10 to Spin | S. Carey

On Monday (4/4), S. Carey of Bon Iver hits Off Broadway for a show with Blood Pony and local band Dots Not Feathers. As you may know, Bon Iver is set to release a new album this summer, but for now, Carey is still touring off of last year’s debut solo record, All We Grow. … Read more

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The Best Albums of 2010 | Part One

Artwork credit: Alyssa Shapkoff Over the next four days, we’ll be bringing you our favorite albums of 2010, in no particular order. These are the records that turned round and round throughout our year, and they’ll continue spinning long into 2011. Robyn | Body Talk, Part One (Cherrytree/Interscope) [buy] Robyn, Swedish songstress and dance-pop goddess, … Read more

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Pajammy Jam of the Day | First Aid Kit – Hard Believer

Sweden has long been bringing its A-game when it comes to musical exports. Now following the lead of other satisfying Swede acts like The Tallest Man on Earth, Shout Out Louds, and The Knife, comes the sisterly duo of First Aid Kit. Klara and Johanna Soderberg play wise-beyond-their-years, country-tinged pop. They look not a day … Read more

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Five New(ish) Albums You Should Own – But Don’t

Buke and Gass – +/- Buke and Gass make music on homemade instruments that individually explore minimalist but sonic pallets. The handful of tracks that make up +/- are filled with asymmetrical transitions that could easily have any listener imagining another three or four songs within each one, yet the overall flavor presented requires each … Read more

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Friday Finds

Hear the new Dr. Dog single, “Stranger” from the upcoming Shame, Shame LP (Rolling Stone) The Tallest Man on Earth talks about his new album (Paste) Watch the new She & Him video (Pitchfork) The National debuts the first track off the new album on Fallon (TwentyFourBit) Caribou announces world tour! (Merge Records) Check out … Read more