This year has seen new releases from The Black Keys and Raconteurs. So it’s easy if you overlooked Fontaines D.C. and their debut, Dogrel.
Billie Eilish's "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" opened on top of the charts worldwide.
Minnetonka physician Daniel Volovets is also an up-and-coming classical guitarist.
The Cactus Blossoms play throwback country a la The Everly Brothers. The brothers cut their teeth at the Turf Club.
James Blake has worked with some of the biggest names in the music industry recently (e.g. Beyoncé), but Assume Form is a celebration of the English producer’s own talents. It’s easy to get hooked on the sweet falsetto or his unique sense of lyric. Yet Blake is more than just a sad boy singing over his own beats. Sparse trip-hop sections segue seamlessly into full orchestras. Elements of electro-pop and R&B keep the record fun and romantic.
Manhassen strikes a fun chord as a homegrown cover band.
"Con Todo El Mundo" is the perfect music for your chic cocktail hour and recommended for fans of Can, Portishead or Thundercat.
Dolly Parton continues to be force in both music and film, our columnist writes.
Charles Bradley's "Black Velvet" is a collection of B-sides and outtakes that features covers of Nirvana and Neil Young.
This is the Swedish singer's eight studio release in what has been an illustrious career.