The Weekly Three: Wolves in the Throne Room, Shabazz Palaces, Braid

This week’s new discoveries from the great beyond:

1. Braid: No Coast (Topshelf, July 8)

Emo vets adapt to the times by staying pretty much the same. Surprisingly vital, subtly victorious. 

2. Shabazz Palaces: Lese Majesty (Sub Pop, July 29)

Seattle avant-rap kings offer up a truly confounding sophomore LP. Some of these samples give me chills.

3. Wolves in the Throne Room: Celestite (Artemisia, July 8)

Strings, synths, cavernous drone: Can we finally stop calling these guys “black metal”?


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