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|Jack White, Blunderbuss
The solo debut of one of today's most prolific musicians is emotive, bluesy and hard-rocking all at once!
For fans of: The Yardbirds, Loretta Lynn, any of Jack White's 300 other bands.
|Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel is Wiser...
Another awe-inspiring turn from the eloquent singer-songwriter. Apple ruminates on love and loss with an enchanting darkness all her own.
For fans of: Kate Bush, Chrissie Hynde, Tori Amos
|Beach House, Bloom
At times a psychedelic wonderworld, at others a delectable lullaby, the newest from this sonically-inventive duo is a feast for the ears.
For fans of: PJ Harvey, Nico
|Grizzly Bear, Shields
An incredible rock odyssey, featuring roaring guitars interspersed with more subtle arrangements. A triumph of musicianship!
For fans of: Fleet Foxes, Brian Eno, Radiohead
|Purity Ring, Shrines
A marvelous debut from the Montreal-based synth-pop duo! Atmospheric yet danceable--I can't wait to hear more!
For fans of: Bjork, Lykke Li
|Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
The R&B revolution will be led by this man! A provocative, sexy voice and excellent songwriting mark this soulful debut.
For fans of: Drake, Marvin Gaye, Kid Cudi
|Twin Shadow, Confess
The sophomore effort of this Dominican artist is funky and wild, featuring a one-of-a-kind voice. An excellent dance record!
For fans of: Prince, Morrissey
|Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream
The second album of this rising star plays like sweet soul music punctuated with energizing guitar riffs and funk fury!
For fans of: Usher, The Weekend, Pharrell Williams
|Jessie Ware, Devotion
The voice of this remarkable Brit has to be heard to be believed! An album that breathes new life into dance-pop.
For fans of: Alicia Keys, Sade, Annie Lennox
The seventh studio LP from this alt-country group features expert songwriting and superb musicianship.
For fans of: Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Neko Case
|Jamey Johnson, Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran
This wonderful tribute album includes guest appearance by the likes of Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, and Leon Russell, among others.
For fans of: Any of the above
|Lindi Ortega, Cigarettes & Truckstops
An inspired second outing for this Canadian country artist. Sweet-voiced, with a razor-sharp undertone.
For fans of: Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Kitty Wells