This week’s best albums
– Led by Thursday’s Geoff Rickly, United Nations returns with a new lineup and an enraged dose of hardcore, featuring members of Pianos Become the Teeth.
– With the aid of David Byrne, singer Anna Calvi deftly covers David Bowie, Suicide, FKA Twigs, Connan Mockasin, and Keren Ann.
– Singer Zackey Force Funk pairs a love of Prince and ’70s funk with prototypical early hip hop, disco, lurid bedroom soul, glitch, and drug-friendly experimentation.
– Rise Against returns to satiate long-time fans and pop-punk enthusiasts alike.
Child Actor: Never Die
Jungle: s/t (XL)
Landlady: Upright Behavior (Hometapes)
“Weird Al” Yankovic: Mandatory Fun (RCA)