Album of the Week

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Trouble

The best songs on Trouble, the debut release from songwriter Ray LaMontagne, draw on deep wells of emotion, and with LaMontagne's sandpapery voice, which recalls a gruffer, more sedate version of Tim...

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These chicks rock. Maura O'Neill

Break It Yourself

Is there anyone in music today as astute as Andrew Bird in creating what critics like to call “soundscapes?” To immerse yourself in one of his albums is to journey away from the ordinary to a place...

Riot on an Empty Street

The Norwegian Simon and Garfunkel build their Bookends such clever boys! with this album's wondrous opener, "Homesick," Norway's Kings of Convenience have created the acoustic equivalent of an M.C....

Careless Love

Boasting an enthralling voice many have regarded as reminiscent of Billie Holiday's, Madeleine Peyroux burst onto the music scene eight years ago with the extremely successful release of Dreamland....

Vuelta

Vuelta is Shindell's first new studio album since moving to Argentina in 2000. (2002's Courier was a live set recorded at venues around New York City the year prior.) The nine originals here are...

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