What We’re Playing – Week of 3/20/17

Spoon – Hot Thoughts Hot Thoughts, Spoon’s first record since the critically acclaimed They Want My Soul back in 2014, continues the indie pop sound that’s gotten them the heavy fanbase they’re currently holding onto. The Shins – Heartworms Their first record in five years, Heartworms sees the iconic indie outfit The Shins take their discography in…

What We’re Playing – Week of 2/27/17

Animal Collective – The Painters EP The newest EP from Baltimore-based indie titans Animal Collective is a companion EP to last year’s Painting With, featuring four colorful and psychedelic pop songs that are arguably some of their best material in a while. Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes Almost 10 years into their career, the sixth…

What We’re Playing – Week of 2/20/17

Hey all you Rock Lobsters!!! Another week, another bunch of great albums that have just been added to ACRN’s rotation! Xiu Xiu – FORGET Back with their follow-up to last year’s incredible Plays the Music of Twin Peaks, experimental legends Xiu Xiu give us a brand new record filled with their strange, dreamy sound that…

What We’re Playing – Week of 2/13/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s all the fresh new albums on rotation this week we know you’ll fall in love with. Sampha – Process The long anticipated debut record of British electronic singer Sampha couldn’t be a more refreshing listen. The critically acclaimed record sees the artist skip introductions and dive deep straight into personal lyrics…

What We’re Playing – Week of 1/30/17

Hey Rock Lobsters!! Here’s some new, amazing albums that are new to the ACRN rotation this week. Surfer Blood – Snowdonia When lead guitarist Thomas Fekete died back in mid-2016, it was unclear what Surfer Blood was going to do. Their newest record, Snowdonia, makes it clear, with new guitarist Lindsay Mills and a new,…

What We’re Playing – Week of 1/23/17

New week, new us!! Here’s some albums live on our stream right now that’ll make your week a whole lot better. Cloud Nothings – Life Without Sound The long-awaited follow up to their 2014 album Here and Nowhere Else only proves that Cloud Nothings is one of the best indie rock bands out there right…

What We’re Playing – Week of 1/16/17

To start this new semester off fresh, we added some killer new records to the ACRN rotation. The xx – I See You Their first album in five years, the indie-pop trio The xx follow their sophomore album Coexist with the long awaited I See You, which has them going in a richer, more exciting sound. The…