Titled “Top 50 by Nirvana,” it includes plenty of selections that will be familiar to the band’s fans: The Vaselines, Sonic Youth, The Raincoats, The Wipers, Leadbelly. But there are some fascinating surprises, too, from Public Enemy to Mazzy Star to Rites of Spring. (via)
Beach House: Depression Cherry | Album Reviews | Pitchfork Best New Music / Beach House lyric—a promise of transportation that leaves the destination unspecified. In fact, it doesn’t even promise arrival: she just wants to take you there. It is this melancholia, the exquisite ache of being nearly aloft, that Beach House has perfected. With every album, someone observes—rightly—that the band has never sounded exactly this full and soaring before.
Alex Brooke Bondar 5 hrs · This was incredibly hard to do, and it required me coming to peace with the fact that I will create it and immediately want to change it. But it's cool to have an image representing some really important albums to me. Here's my top 50 albums ever (in terms of how they've affected me) Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes Mothership - Dance Gavin Dance Final Fantasy X Soundtrack - (mostly) Nobuo Uemats... See More
This CD cover image released by Atlantic Records shows the Broadway cast album for "Hamilton: An American Musical." Atlantic Records said last week that “Hamilton” has so far sold over 54,000 albums, had more than 16 million songs streamed and become the highest debuting cast recording on the Billboard Top 200 in over 50 years _ not typical numbers for Broadway. (Atlantic Records via AP)