Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

Minks (Photo: DM Harrington) Ben: I spent a significant period of time in traffic last weekend failing to identify which '80s or '90s British band it is that MINKS seems to be emulating on Tides End. Brooklynite Sean Kilfoyle's latest LP has a classic feel -- sleek, nimble indie pop -- but he ultimately avoids being pegged as "the new" anybody. That's a good thing too, because the songs are winners, especially "Painted Indian", which I have found myself circling back to a lot lately -- there's something about the way the chorus is phrased that is pure [...]

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