Block Party Album of the Month

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Jack White "Lazaretto"

Jack White inspires torrents of adjectives from fans and critics alike; Bizarre, wonderful, derivative, original, idiosyncratic, riveting, annoying, cutting edge. One thing is for sure, he’s...

Atmosphere - Southsiders

The Black Keys "Turn Blue"

The dynamic duo teams with producer Danger Mouse as they dissect a broken heart in psychedelic fashion.Remember when The Black Keys were garage rock’s dynamic duo from the rust belt town of Akron,...

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream

Adam Granduciel, the frontman for The War on Drugs, has married two different but distinctive elements of the band’s first two albums for the band’s latest release. Ambient landscapes merge with...

The Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams

The Hold Steady “Teeth Dreams”The Hold Steady never thought they’d be making music together 10 years after their debut album – The Hold Steady Almost Killed Me – was released.  A few...

St. Vincent - St. Vincent

“Dance music for a funeral.” That’s how Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, describes her fourth album, one that should break her to a wider audience. An alumnus of The Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Stevens...

Broken Bells - After The Disco

After the Disco is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Broken Bells. Recorded with the seventeen-piece Angel City String Orchestra and a four-piece...

Arcade Fire - Reflektor

Arcade Fire changes direction with a danceable album that matches rock and funk influences from the 1970s with a new interest in global music.When the Canadian indie-rock band Arcade Fire won the...

Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt

Pearl Jam’s tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt, feels like a very comfortable place for the band.  I mean this in the best possible way.  In the bands 23rd year, the music is sounding more...

Neighbours - "Prime Numbers"

The Pittsburgh-based band, Neighbours, are doing their best part to keep the spirit of summer going. Prime Numbers captures a sound reminiscent of the early British Invasion crossed with...

Grizzly Bear - "Shields"

If you’re a fan of the Block Party (weeknights from 8pm-12am EST) on 91.3fm, each month we feature one of the artists featured on the Block Party as an Album of the Month with a New or Renewing...

The xx - "Coexist"

If you’re a fan of the Block Party (weeknights from 8pm-12am EST) on 91.3fm, each month we feature one of the artists featured on the Block Party as an Album of the Month with a New or Renewing...

Silverspun Pickups - "Neck of the Woods"

If you’re a fan of the Block Party (weeknights from 8pm-12am EST) on 91.3fm, each month we feature one of the artists featured on the Block Party as an Album of the Month with a New or Renewing...

Passion Pit - "Gossamer"

If you’re a fan of the Block Party (weeknights from 8pm-12am EST) on 91.3fm, each month we feature one of the artists featured on the Block Party as an Album of the Month with a New or Renewing...

Tennis - "Young and Old"

If you’re a fan of the Block Party (weeknights from 8pm-12am EST) on 91.3fm, each month we feature one of the artists featured on the Block Party as an Album of the Month with a New or Renewing...

Blunderbuss

What happens when someone like Jack White finds himself without a band? This is a pretty interesting question. The guy has been in bands, usually multiple ones simultaneously, for about...

Boys and Girls

The debut from Alabama Shakes is an exhilarating mix of soul, blues, and garage rock, elevated by the extraordinary and powerful vocals of Brittany Howard. The first thing you notice about the...

El Camino

The word circulating about The Black Keys' new album is that it’s a change up for the duo of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney. Yes and no is my response to that suggestion. Yes the pair has moved from...