• The members of Phox originally come from Baraboo, Wisconsin, and construct elegantly beautiful musical contraptions.
LISTEN: Phox - "1936"
• Sharon Van Etten can make grown men cry like it's her job. Actually, it is her job.
LISTEN: Sharon Van Etten - "Taking Chances"
• Sometimes great rock 'n' roll speaks for itself. That's certainly the case with Reigning Sound's magnificent new record, Shattered.
LISTEN: Reigning Sound - "Never Coming Home"
• Clipping have one foot in hiphop, another foot in noise music, and quite possibly a third foot hidden somewhere that we can't see. They are great at winning three-legged races.
LISTEN: Clipping - "Body & Blood"
• PLUS! Our continuing saga of this week's best all-ages shows!
• And our stirring collection of the week's Up & Coming previews. Read them aloud with someone you love.