New Albums: Arctic Monkeys, Tech N9ne, 14 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 7:
Arctic Monkeys, Suck It and See
Rhesus Pieces: Britpop prodigies hit canny middle age at, like, 25 .
Tech N9ne, All 6’s and 7’s
Numbers Game: Nimble-tongued MC brings it all back home.
Fucked Up, David Comes to Life
An 80-minute odyssey of flailing and howling that could be the ?most epic punk album ever.
Black Lips, Arabia Mountain
From piss-swilling louts to savvy psych-soul pros.
Battles, Gloss Drop
Virtuoso art funk that’ll sophisticate your booty.
Sondre Lerche, Sondre Lerche
Just another slab of great Scandinavian pop.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., It’s a Corporate World
Clap Your Hands Say NASCAR, in other words.
Givers, In Light
Eager beavers over-whelm with good intentions.
Ford & Lopatin, Channel Pressure
Domo arigato, Mr. Lopatin, your disco fantasia rules.
Dawes, Nothing Is Wrong
Laurel Canyon folk-?rock redux.
City and Colour, Little Hell
Forlorn Canuck wrestles demons to standstill.
Atari Teenage Riot, Is This Hyperreal?
Noise merchants return with a thud and a skree.
Moody, pastoral musings from Björk’s Kiwi cousin.
Frank Turner, England Keep My Bones
Raising Holy Hell: Brit punk-folkie bares his subversive side.
The Wooden Birds, Two Matchsticks
AAS leader’s sophomore set gets stuck in a rut.
The Rosebuds, Loud Planes Fly Low
What breaking up sounds like — literally.