May 2019

Barriers (CD)

Frank Iero's third solo outing, this time backed by his band The Future Violents, is a biting, hooky punch in the gut. He sheds some of the emo tropes and excessive studio layers associated with his original band, My Chemical Romance, for a more direct and stripped down approach. Lead single "Young and Doomed" sounds like it could have been a surprise, nasty B-side off of Weezer's Pinkerton.

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Flamagra (CD)

Nobody does it like Flying Lotus. After a five year pause between albums, the gifted producer and musician returns with Flamagra and he’s brought quite the star-studded cast of collaborators along. Woven through Lotus’ forward-thinking fusion of free jazz, hip-hop, and electronica come contributions from the likes of Anderson .Paak, George Clinton, David Lynch, Little Dragon, Solange, Tierra Whack, Denzel Curry, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat, and Toro y Moi. An exhilarating sonic evolution plays out over the course of this epic 27-track LP — fans will enjoy the ride on this cosmic journey.

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