New Albums from Rihanna, the Pipettes & More!
Check out our critics' take on the best and worst releases of the week.
Here’s a rundown of the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:
No longer haunted by boyish break-up demons, the pop dynamo returns with startling maturity
The Pipettes, Earth vs. the Pipettes
Femme poppers derailed by shaky lineup, new sound
The Russian Futurists, The Weight’s on the Wheels
One-man indie-pop engine totally tricks out his ride
Faun Fables, Light of a Vaster Dark
Bay Area folk vet crafts freakily heartfelt persona
Jesu, Heart Ache & Dethroned
Ambient doom — then, now, and rumbling into eternity