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That’s It!

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
COLUMBIA LEGACY

After a half century of presenting traditional jazz, the PHJB has released its first album of all original music, proudly maintaining its heritage while simultaneously showing there can be somethin

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Tonight You Look Like a Spider

David Yow
JOYFUL NOISE

What expectations you have for David Yow should be completely ignored.

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Endless Fantasy

Anamanaguchi
DREAM.HAX

Imagine a pillowcase full of sand, within which some cruel individual has hidden more than a few Jolly Ranchers and Tootsie Rolls.

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Close Encounters

Various Artists
ISLAND EARTH
Nothing like some friendly competition to bring out the best in you.
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Magnetic

Terence Blanchard
BLUE NOTE

The buzz on trumpeter Terence Blanchard’s new album is almost deafening, and rightly so.

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Soft Will

Smith Westerns
MOM + POP
Though the name Soft Will lacks the brash and youthful imperative of Dye it Blonde, Smith Westerns’ latest finds the band sharpening their songwriting cho
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Kveikur

Sigur Rós
XL

That the term “muscular” can be applied to any release by Sigur Rós reveals a profound shift in their musical lexicon.

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Blaze of Glory

Marshall Chapman
TALLGIRL

After releasing her previous album, 2010’s acclaimed Big Lonesome, which paid tribute to her friendship with the late, great Louisville singer-songwriter Tim Krekel, legendary Na

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Among the Grey

Cheyenne Mize
YEP ROC

For locally based Cheyenne Mize, her travels with music over the past decade are starting to pay off.

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Tomorrow’s Harvest

Boards of Canada
WARP
Boards of Canada revel in a retro-futuristic vision that could be easily set to score any number of ’80s sci-fi movies.