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A Music Playlist to Protest the Age of Trump

  • The 14th full-length solo studio release for the former Hüsker Dü frontman was recorded at Chicago’s Electrical Audio.Label: MergeRelease Date: Sep 25, 2020
  • The latest full-length solo release for the Sonic Youth guitarist features contributions from Deb Googe, Jem Doulton, James Sedwards, Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley and Negativland’s Jon Leidecker.Label: Daydream LibraryRelease Date: Sep 25, 2020
  • The eighth full-length solo studio release is the indie artist’s first in five years. Label: Asthmatic KittyRelease Date: Sep 25, 2020
  • The second full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was recorded in Los Angeles and features guest appearances from Mac Demarco, Shirley Jones, Bishop Nehru, and Nick Walters.Label: Sony MusicRelease Date: Sep 25, 2020
  • The third full-length release for the British punk rock band features contributions from Kenny Beats.Label: PartisanRelease Date: Sep 25, 2020
  • The surprise release of the fourth full-length album for the indie folk band led by Robin Pecknold was recorded in California, New York and Paris, France.Label: Anti/EpitaphRelease Date: Sep 22, 2020
  • The latest full-length release for the Canadian rock artist with The Outfit was mixed by Kenneth Roy Meehan.Label: You’ve Changed RecordsRelease Date: Sep 18, 2020
  • The fifth full-length release for the New York duo was produced by Shane Stoneback.Label: SinderlynRelease Date: Sep 18, 2020
  • The second full-length release for the British singer-songwriter was recorded in Chicago with producer Brian Deck and Steve Albini.Label: Dead OceansRelease Date: Sep 18, 2020
  • John Dwyer and company return with yet another name change for its 23rd album.Label: Castle FaceRelease Date: Sep 18, 2020
  • Griselda’s newest signee alternatingly embraces and cuts against the Buffalo collective’s throwback Mafioso rap.
  • The iconic songwriter offers a selection of tunes from across his catalog, performed live in his house and recorded with an iPad. It sounds as starkly homemade as you’d expect.
  • On their fourth album, singer-songwriter Robin Pecknold refines and hones the band’s crisp folk-rock sound, crafting another musically adventurous album that is warm and newly full of grace.
  • As heard on this 6xLP box set, the UK classic rockers were artier than their reputation suggests, with a subdued sense of adventure that propelled the group throughout its career.
  • The low-profile Houston producer and singer utilizes elements of contemporary trap music as a jumping-off point for R&B at its most abstract. His blurry portraits offer uncanny clarity.
  • Ten years after “Go Outside,” the New York duo find solipsistic charm in revisiting their past, bolstering their classic sound with the tactile verve of live instruments.
  • After the heavy-hearted indie folk of her debut, the Bristol singer-songwriter returns with a scruffier, more far-ranging record about developing a self in your twenties.
  • The young English singer and songwriter’s funk-inspired synth pop is appealingly goofy, but too often, he sounds caught in a bland impersonation act of his own making.
  • This Chicago trio makes the rare free-jazz album that goes down easy, playing with a grace that makes even the farthest-out moments feel accessible.
  • The songwriter’s self-produced second LP is an introduction to the psyche beneath the quirky bowl cut. But its self-imposed pop formulas and strained symbolism reveal little.

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