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