Best Albums: Sage Francis, Mastodon, Beastmilk

This week’s best albums

– Though comprised mostly of demos and unreleased cuts, Sage Francis’s new mixtape plays as solidly as any major release.

– Just a few short years from its last live release, Mastodon gives fans the proper live-album treatment that they undoubtedly had awaited.

– Finnish post-punk band Beastmilk delivers a debut that bounces between Joy Division and The Misfits.