Bonus Tracks for Week Ending May 24, 2020

Claire Biddles reviewed The 1975’s Notes on a Conditional Form (3/10) for The Line of Best Fit. The latest issue of Tone Glow, Joshua Minsoo Kim’s newsletter, highlighted 30 of its writers’ favorite songs of the year so far, including writeups from Kim, Ashley Bardhan, and Ryo Miyauchi. Julian Axelrod has started a series of mixes on Soundcloud called […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending May 17, 2020

Juan Carruyo’s band released an album of lo-fi garage and power pop: listen to Vol. I by El Club de Amigos Los Mejores del Amor here. (Opening track “Nací” also received press in Remezcla.) Juana Giaimo wrote about the discography of Mexican artist Julieta Venegas for Artezeta.

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending May 9, 2020

Joshua Minsoo Kim interviewed Jim O’Rourke in a lengthy and insightful issue of Tone Glow. Alfred Soto reviewed Hayley William’s Petals for Armor on his blog Humanizing the Vacuum. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa wrote a guide to the 2020 Korean Baseball League and its teams for Fansided.

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending May 3, 2020

Alfred Soto, on his blog Humanizing the Vacuum, wrote about the necessity of viewing writing as pleasure. Joshua Copperman released new music mastered by Ryan Morey (Arcade Fire, Half Moon Run, Majical Cloudz): check out Fell From the Tree’s Tree Stump EP here. Soto also compiled a list of fifteen albums he owned in high school that he […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending April 26, 2020

Nortey Dowuona is releasing two albums on Bandcamp in the coming week: listen to Samfl3’s For Taya, out April 30, and Caracal Sneakers, out May 1. The newest issue of Tone Glow, Joshua Minsoo Kim’s newsletter about experimental music, features an interview with saxophonist Patrick Shiroishi, as well as the writers panel (including Kim, Ashley Bardhan, and […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending April 12, 2020

We have lots of work from our contributors to share this week! Pedro João Santos wrote about Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia and The Weeknd’s After Hours for Portuguese online mag Rimas e Batidas. For High Post Hoops, Jackie Powell wrote about the New York Liberty’s preparations for the 2020 WNBA draft (and provided this Twitter thread contextualizing the […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending April 5, 2020

Thomas Inskeep looked back at the Modern Rock charts of 30 years ago for Rock & Roll Globe. Joshua Copperman reviewed Margaret Glaspy’s Devotion for Pitchfork. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa made a mix for Dublab focused on old pop music from the Soviet Union, from Russian ballads to Lithuanian traditionalist to Latvian disco. Nortey Dowuona shared several tracks from […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending March 29, 2020

Joshua Minsoo Kim released a new issue of Tone Glow, his newsletter about experimental music, featuring an interview with composer Annea Lockwood. After Kenny Rogers’ passing last week, Alfred Soto wrote two obituaries: one for City Pages and one for his own blog, Humanizing the Vacuum. Thomas Inskeep examined Kenny Rogers’ peak crossover years, the 1980s, for Rock & Roll Globe.

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending March 22, 2020

Hello from the Jukebox! After various disruptions this month (the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as technical difficulties with the site), we are moving back to a slightly modified regular schedule: for the time being, we will be covering two songs per day instead of three. In the meantime, we have additional writing from […]

Bonus Tracks for Week Ending March 1, 2020

Joshua Copperman reviewed Brooke Bentham’s Everyday Nothing for Pitchfork. Ashley Bardhan, also for Pitchfork, reviewed Myopia by Agnes Obel. Jackie Powell wrote about Marine Johannés’ return to the New York Liberty for High Post Hoops. Leonel Manzanares de la Rosa, for Fansided, wrote about Spanish soccer team Granada and “3 lessons the Astros should learn […]