New Albums from Beyonce, Handsome Furs & More
Check out our critics' take on the best and worst releases of the week.
Here’s our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, June 28:
Queen B eases back, seeks king to settle down and count cash.
Handsome Furs, Sound Kapital
Wolf Parader and missus’ harmless globetrotting.
Various Artists, Rave on Buddy Holly
They don’t sound much like him and that’s okay.
John Maus, We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
Mighty, Modest: Ariel Pink pal finds human blood in android veins.
Taking Back Sunday, Taking Back Sunday
Weekend Warriors: Emo vanguard’s classic lineup returns with mixed results.
Shabazz Palaces, Black Up
Alt-rap innovator reborn as slick sonic trickster.
Ty Segall, Goodbye Bread
Garage punk cleans up, stays creepy.