Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:
Foo Fighters, Wasting Light
Enter the Foo: Your favorite grungy uncle asserts arena dominance.
TV on the Radio, Nine Types of Light
After leading us from the ruins to the cosmos, rock's deepest explorers just wanna snuggle.
Panda Bear, Tomboy
Come to Daddy: Indie rock's noble, comforting hero protects his cubs.
Vivian Girls, Share the Joy
Brooklyn's punky darlings rely on overfamiliar moxie.
Thursday, No Devolución
Dethroned emo gurus now exploring headier realms.
Atmosphere, The Family Sign
Twin Cities duo catch a case of the Whitey Ford blues.
Crafty pop studio hand reframes unnerving voices.
Jessie J, Who You Are
In 2011's Trashy Pop Tart Fun Run, she's winning!
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Here We Rest
Behind the cozy melange lies a creeping bleakness.
The Feelies, Here Before
Hoboken indie pioneers nimbly slow their roll.