The Psychedelic Furs. Made of Rain. The new wave icons' first album in decades is an impressively huge-sounding modern rock record bolstered by Richard Butler's timeless vocals. Paul McCartney. Flaming Pie [Deluxe Edition]. An archival edition features demos, B-sides, an audio documentary, and excerpts from McCartney's offbeat radio show.
Land of Talk. Indistinct Conversations. The project's fourth album delves into healing and acceptance with subtly confident, sneakily catchy songs. William Tyler. Music From First Cow. Tyler's humble playing and rustic minimalism create a lovely backdrop to Kelly Reichardt's poignant frontier film. Alain Johannes. The masterful third solo outing by the guitarist, producer, and songwriter reflects deeply on loss, acceptance, and rebirth.
Bobbie Gentry. The Delta Sweete [Deluxe Edition]. A trippy quasi-autobiographical song suite about the American South. Hockey Dad. Brain Candy. The left-field house producer focuses on identity with his first full-length since moving out to the English countryside. Rival Consoles. Conceptualized through graphic scores and drawings, Ryan Lee West's sixth album matches intuition with precision.
Madeline Kenney. Sucker's Lunch. With Wye Oak co-producing, the indie songwriter delivers a set of hazy love songs underscored by uncertainty. Mike Polizze. Long Lost Solace Find. The solo debut from the leader of the abrasive Purling Hiss is a stunning turn towards gentle acoustic beauty and understated arrangements. Alex Izenberg. Charles Tolliver. A rare small-group date from the trumpeter and his first studio album since 's Grammy-nominated With Love. Fontaines D.
A Hero's Death. A more modest record, relatively speaking, that finds the band reflecting on themselves and the shadow cast by their debut. Just Look at That Sky. The Chicago quartet expand on their gloomy post-punk sound with various chaotic stylistic approaches and expanded instrumentation. Prins Thomas.
Prins Thomas explores the common ground between his trademark space disco and euphoric trance. Let's Skip To the Wedding. The latest collection from this lo-fi songwriter goes all over the place stylistically but is glued together by themes of tenderness and lovestruck romanticism.
Workmanlike in the best sense, Petrenko's collection offers solid readings of Rimsky-Korsakov favorites. Beautifully performed choral collection that gives an idea of the variety in O'Regan's music. A vivid, beautifully balanced performance of works in the neglected genre of the English verse anthem.
City Lights. An innovative crossover release with unusual material on a theme of cities and their music. Komitas: Divine Liturgy. A new "concert version" of a sacred work by the priest-composer Komitas that holds great significance for Armenians. Superb wind chamber music rediscoveries by a group specializing in neglected wind music. Joe Bonamassa. A New Day Now. Mary Chapin Carpenter. The Dirt and the Stars. Deep Purple. Luke Bryan. Katy Perry. Kathleen Edwards. Total Freedom. Tim McGraw. Here on Earth. The Killers. Imploding the Mirage.
Josh Turner. Country State of Mind. Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum. The Avett Brothers. The Third Gleam. Tea for the Tillerman 2. Sufjan Stevens. The Ascension. Roger Waters. Aloe Blacc. All Love Everything.
Bon Jovi. Bon Jovi