Car Seat Headrest, Poliça/Stargaze, Brandi Carlile, and more albums to know about this week

Car Seat Headrest reimagines 2011’s fiery Twin Fantasy with a bigger budget, while Poliça and Stargaze turn in the stirring Music For The Long Emergency, and Brandi Carlile finds strength in forgiveness on the lovely, languid By The Way, I Forgive You. These, plus Superchunk, Ought, and more in this week’s notable…

The 28 most-anticipated albums of February

The year in music was off to a promising start thanks to January’s many great new albums. And with planned releases from the likes of U.S. Girls, Rhye, and The Soft Moon—not to mention the hotly anticipated Kendrick Lamar-curated Black Panther soundtrack—February looks to continue that trend. Here are the new records…

Poliça rises above the “Melting Block” in this new remix for Master & Dynamic

Earlier this month, Poliça dropped a stunner of a third album, United Crushers, the band’s “most dynamic, expansive collection yet,” and delivered a rousing performance at our annual SXSW party. Hot on the heels of its stint in Austin, the Minneapolis-based group is teaming up with Master & Dynamic as the latest…

From Loretta Lynn to Iggy Pop: Here’s what’s coming to record stores this March

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to reviews sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out…