Tune-Yards—the duo—on the happy accidents and uncomfortable truths of their new DJ-inspired album

Nearly 10 years after Tune-Yards made their debut with the lo-fi curiosity Bird-Brains, the Oakland outfit helmed by Merrill Garbus is set to release its fourth full-length, i can feel you creep into my private life, on January 19. It’s the project’s first release as a duo, with longtime bassist and co-writer Nate…

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Our most-anticipated albums of 2018 (that we know of)

With confirmed releases from the likes of Tune-Yards, Lucy Dacus, and Superchunk—plus expected new albums from My Bloody Valentine, Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, and more—2018 is already shaping up to be another strong year for music. Here are the albums we most look forward to hearing this year (or, at least, that we…

The best albums that didn’t make our best-albums list

As we said in our list of the Best Music Of 2017—as we say every year—winnowing all the thousands of albums that are released annually down to a mere 20, based on trying to find consensus among our reviewers’ widely differing tastes, is a difficult and, ultimately, meaningless task. Music is among the most subjective…