Fountains of Wayne Go Dark and Rootsy on 'Sky Full of Holes'

Also: Stream new music by the Decemberists, Bon Iver, Archers of Loaf, Selena Gomez, Kelly Rowland and more

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In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews, Jody Rosen praises Fountains of Wayne's latest album Sky Full of Holes, which takes their sharp storytelling and crunchy guitar hooks in a darker, rootsier new direction. Also, Jon Dolan gives a rave review to the reissue of Icky Mettle, the debut album of Nineties indie rock greats Archers of Loaf, Will Hermes says that the new Drive-By Truckers anthology Ugly Buildings, Whores and Politicians is essential listening and Rosen pans the new disc from Selena Gomez, who he dismisses as "the most boring teen-pop star of her generation."


Fountains of Wayne - Sky Full of Holes (stream one song)

The Decemberists - iTunes Sessions EP

Drive By Truckers - Ugly Buildings, Whores & Politicians: Greatest Hits (stream one song)

Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle (Reissue) (stream one song)

Greyson Chance - Hold on 'Til the Night (stream one song)

311 - Universal Pulse (stream one song)

Selena Gomez and the Scene - When the Sun Goes Down (stream one song)

Kelly Rowland - Here I Am (stream one song)

Various Artists - Watch the Closing Doors: A History of New York's Musical Melting Pot Vol. 1 1945-59 (stream one song)

Serengeti - Family and Friends (stream one song)

Seasick Steve - You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks (stream one song)

Various Artists - Johnny Boy Would Love This… A Tribute to John Martyn (stream one song) 

DJ Khaled - We the Best Forever (stream one song)

Joss Stone - LP1 (stream one song)


Bon Iver "Come Talk to Me" (stream)

DJ Shadow featuring Afrikan Boy "I'm Excited" (stream)

Common featuring Nas "Ghetto Dreams" (stream)

Girls "Vomit" (stream)

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