The Alabama four-piece emphasizes gorgeous melodies with a Byrds-esque jangle on its new album, which was recorded at Muscle Shoals’ legendary FAME Studios with Wilco’s producer.
The long-running lo-fi indie pop band keeps things simple and melodic with a track from their upcoming album, High Desert Lows, produced by Simon Joyner.
After attending the final Dillinger Escape Plan show, Chris Steffen ponders the bittersweet joy of accepting a band’s farewell at face value while ignoring the potential for cynicism surrounding an artist’s retirement.
The Brooklyn-based duo delivers a cool, sophisticated third album of tightly-composed garage psych with a dash of urbane swagger.
We close out our Best of 2017 coverage by giving our readers the final word and sharing the results of our annual readers’ poll. Find out if your favorite albums made it into the top 10, then crack your knuckles and get ready for the tunes that await us in 2018.
In December, our classical editors tackled a new recording of children’s opera Hansel and Gretel, Baroque arias telling the story of Cleopatra, and several of this year’s Grammy-nominated releases.
We close out our holiday gift guide selections with a deluxe edition of one of the greatest albums of all time and a book that goes deep into the history of music’s greatest cover tunes.
Our editors have had their say, now it’s time for the readers of AllMusic to vote on their favorite albums of 2017.
Our editors share their personal favorites of 2017, featuring some of the year’s biggest releases and a wealth of lesser-heard gems.
Also featured are a handy turntable and speaker combo and a box set of the legendary 1967 Monterey Pop Festival.
AllMusic’s editors celebrate the best music of the year, beginning with an all-encompassing list of 2017’s best albums, followed by genre breakdowns unveiled daily until the new year.
The third installment of our collection of holiday gift ideas also includes an oral history of New York City’s resurgent rock scene in the early 2000s and a set of high-end headphones.
Our classical editors covered a tremendous amount of music in November, from medieval polyphony to piano etudes to string quartets to blending poetry with music to tell the story of computer pioneer Alan Turing.
Also featured is a documentary following the trajectories of producers Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre and a snazzy new Bluetooth speaker.
Our annual gift guide returns, packed with music-themed items for your friends, your family, or just for yourself.
The doom metal frontman talks about the band’s attempts to find restraint on its new album, Wizard Bloody Wizard, the importance of spontaneity and his love of horror movies.
The Portland-based band continues to blend its country-rock sound with tales of the American underbelly on its latest album, Wild and Reckless.
The high-energy Brooklyn band teases its upcoming debut EP with a track that pounds and snarls like early Stooges.
The country and rock alchemist spoke about reissuing and expanding her 2013 EP, hitting the road without much of a plan in place, and her most miserable experience in the recording studio.
The Canadian pop-rock band teases its upcoming album, Fake Nudes, with a gentle song about getting outside of one’s own head.