Discover: Laura Mvula / Mitski

To start, two less-than-hidden gems, albums which have received tremendous coverage on Metacritic and elsewhere but which I first heard as recommendations based on other artists in my rotations. Mitski, Puberty 2 FOR FANS OF: St. Vincent, PJ Harvey, early Metric Mitski (the band fronted by Mitski Miyawaki) dropped this beauty of an indie rock record in June…

Sounds Worth Discovering

A few friends have asked me in the past, “How do you find new music these days?” Discovering new music is paradoxically easier than it’s ever been and also harder, or at least less manageable. The overwhelming deluge of new releases each week, each DAY, can make it seem impossible for a person to be…