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Not many bands can get a mainstream audience excited about 10-minute post-metal songs, but Deafheaven is one of them, and their new record is filled with more than a couple of those. Wiz Khalifa is also back with a lengthy new effort, a 25-track project with a ton of collaborators, including fellow marijuana enthusiast Snoop Dogg. Meanwhile, this week also got exciting new albums from Dirty Projectors, DJ Shadow, and a pair of alt country legends: Cowboy Junkies and The Jayhawks.
Deafheaven — Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
Deafheaven gives songs the time they need: Four tracks here are over ten minutes long. This results in a record of epic post-metal with plenty of time for moments both loud and quiet, intense and serene. Read our review of Ordinary Corrupt Human Love here.
Wiz Khalifa — Rolling Papers 2