Mac Demarco – Here Comes the Cowboy – Review

Mac Demarco’s fifth album, Here Comes the Cowboy, opens with a repetitive, somewhat meandering title track wherein Demarco simply repeats the phrase “here comes the cowboy” until the music fades out. This track serves as both the introduction and theme of the album. It has that southern twang that one might expect from an album…

Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising – Review

In Titanic Rising, Natalie Mering’s fourth Weyes Blood album, contrasts rich, orchestral instrumentation with focused, interpersonal songwriting. It almost shouldn’t work, but Mering pulls it off brilliantly. The almost-too-grandiose music perfectly matches the personal, incredibly relatable tales Mering sings about on Rising. This album wears its Beatles influence on its sleeve, but it’s not sappy…