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New Albums from Fleet Foxes, Beastie Boys + More

Check out our critics' take on the best and worst releases of the week.

SPIN icon SPIN Staff // May 2, 2011

Here’s our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, May 3:

Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and beards equal indie-folk nirvana.
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Beastie Boys, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
Fuzzy Recovery: Wily pranksters return with bottom-heavy puzzler.
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Gruff Rhys, Hotel Shampoo
Pop prankster turns travel-size suds into mellow gold.
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Loudon Wainwright III, 40 Odd Years
A cracked balladeer of domestic strife and baby-boom angst.
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