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Alex's Top 200 Albums Of 2017

For the last decade or so, Ive rounded up my favorite albums at the years end. Outside of satisfying some nerdy, personal desire of mine, it gives me a reason to revisit each album, spending November and December doing so, inevitably rediscovering some musical gems along the way. As the author of many album...

Album Reviews | August 2017 Releases

Randy Newman Dark Matter [8/4]It only makes sense for Randy Newman to return in 2017 with his first new material in nine years. The songwriters knack for cynical and sarcastic songwriting fits perfectly with the political climate, a fact not lost on Newman, who delivers songs like Putin with a firm tongue-in-cheek cleverness. The record still...

On TV | War On Drugs Perform KFOG Private Concert

On TV features a quick recap of what weve been listening to at Tomorrows Verse headquarters. Who: The War On DrugsWhat: A laid-back, acoustic session in front of a small audience for San Francisco radio station KFOGYou Need To Know: Having released an incredible new record, A Deeper Understanding, last week, The War On Drugs...

Friday Album Reviews | Nine New Albums You Need To Know

The War On Drugs A Deeper UnderstandingThe newest record from psych-rock staples The War On Drugs is the most fully realized product from the band yet. Every song has a density, layers stacking endlessly to create a spacey whole. Timeless songwriting and impeccable production combine to make this a mesmerizing listen from beginning to end....

New Tunes | This Week’s 10 Best Songs [8/10/17]

With a neverending flow of good music constantly being released, Tomorrow's Verse will keep you up to date on our favorite new tracks released this week. Queens Of The Stone Age The Evil Has LandedThe second track released from QOTSAs upcoming album is a lengthier psych-rock track that owes more than a little to...

10 New Songs You Need To Hear | Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters, Radiohead & More

Its been a crazy week for new music, but Tomorrows Verse has you covered. Here are 10 brand new songs we have in heavy rotation.1. Arcade Fire Everything NowWith a new album coming in July, Arcade Fire has begun a hype-heavy promotional process leading to this video for the first single, Everything Now. The song was...

Listen To The War On Drugs' New Song, "Thinking Of A Place"

The War On Drugs shared a new song today via Vimeo, prior to its exclusive vinyl release for Record Store Day.The track is a sprawling, 11-minute psychedelic epic, with a spacey breakdown in the middle, Adam Granduciel's vocals relaxed but dominant throughout. It's everything fans could want from the band, trippy, atmospheric and guitar-focused.&...

The National Details Plans For Grateful Dead Tribute Compilation

In a recent interview with Stereogum, members of The National released information on the next compilation in the Red Hot charity series, a collection of Grateful Dead covers curated by the band.After the success of Dark Was The Night, produced by The Nationals Dessner brothers and featuring a slew of big indie artists contributing...

Review / Videos: Hideout Festival 9/6/14

Sun, Summer Jams & Braces Saturday At The Hideout Block Party & AV Club FestBy: Brian R. Brinkman - @sufferingjukeIn its eighteenth incarnation, The 2014 Hideout Block Party & AV Club Fest proved one certainty about modern-day music festivals: space is always key.Moreover, a consistent fluidity in the venues beer and port-o-john lines makes a...

These Are My Jams, Volume Twelve

Welcome to the ninth edition of the The BarnsThese Are My Jamsseries. To see what this is all about,check out Volume Oneand for more jams, ourlanding page for the entire series.Noticing a bit of a trend in this latest super-sized set of ten jams. I've moved away from some of the heavier psychedelic...