Veteran Reader critic Peter Margasak counts down his 40 favorite records of the year—this installment includes music by Arto Lindsay, Aldous Harding, and Joshua Abrams.
Earlier this year experimental pop genius Arto Lindsay dropped Cuidado Madame (Northern Spy). It’s his first new studio album in 13 years, but what’s resulted fits seamlessly alongside its predecessor, Salt (Righteous Babe). Since the late 70s, when he unleashed one of the world’s greatest manifestations of—in the immortal words of Lester Bangs—“horrible noise” with […]
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