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A Case-by-Case Legal History of Radiohead

Oh, so you’re such a big fan now? Name three of their lawsuits.

More Than Joke, Purpose: Did Das Racist Accidentally Fix Underground Hip-Hop?

Somewhere between Cage’s LaBeouf-directed “I Never Knew You” video and Brockhampton’s formation on a Kanye forum, something shifted. That something was almost definitely “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.”

PREMIERE: Chromeo Get “Jealous” for Original Tracks

The Canadian funktronica duo resurrects their catchy 2014 single for a passionate in-studio performance.

PREMIERE: Kal Marks Thaws Out on “Today I Walked…”

The sludgy Boston three-piece offers up another preview of their forthcoming “Universal Care.”

Stop Breaking Down: How the Jawbreaker Documentary Defied the Odds

“Don’t Break Down” looked like a movie that might never see the light of day. And then the Jawbreaker reunion happened.

Montreal Shines Light on Leonard Cohen’s Legacy With “A Crack in Everything”

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal exhibit commemorates Cohen with mixed-media installations ranging from a replication of the artist’s work space to interactive Wurlitzers.

The Best Reissues of 2017

Five favorites from this year that had a story to tell and music to back it up.

Storms and Lights at Day for Night 2017

St. Vincent, Nine Inch Nails, and Pussy Riot rock under gray Houston skies.

The Best Albums of 2017

Twenty-five full-lengths that kept us going, one way or the other. 

The Best Songs of 2017

Ten compositions that changed our landscapes, big and small.

Dear Charlene: “I Hate the Holidays”

Every month, writer and actor Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Easy Rider: Gemma Thompson of Savages Goes Behind Her Score for “Along for the Ride”

The Savages guitarist walks us through the making and spirit of her score for Nick Ebeling’s new Dennis Hopper documentary.

PREMIERE: Saro Comes of Age on “Boy Afraid”

The title track from the LA-based neo-R&B singer’s forthcoming EP is as woozy as it is danceable.

Exchanging Ideas with The JuJu

Nico Segal’s Chicago quartet is exploring what jazz music can and should be in 2017.

PREMIERE: Ty Segall Melts Faces with “Warm Hands” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

With the backing of his Freedom Band, the insatiable riffer introduces his caustic anthem to the bright Oregon sun.

Sinziana Velicescu’s Peripheral World

Rather than avoiding the ordinary details of our landscape, the LA photographer is focusing on them—and abstracting them into something new.

Being Pushed and Flying High: A Conversation with Noel Gallagher

The world is a mess and it’s only getting messier, but for the Oasis mastermind, nothing’s wrong. In fact, it’s gettin’ better (man!!).

In Conversation: Alec Ounsworth of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Talks “Some Loud Thunder,” Ten Years Later

The experimental-indie-rock maestro has a special place in his heart for the band’s sophomore album, even if its initial success was subdued by a well-received debut record and music critic snobbery.

PREMIERE: iLoveMakonnen Strips Down “Tuesday” for Original Tracks

The LA R&B star goes Drake-less on an intimate performance of his 2014 smash.

Rob Huebel Has a Question for You

You’ve seen him everywhere, but you still might want to be careful following Rob Huebel into the woods in his new YouTube Red comedy series, “Do You Want to See a Dead Body?”

Sage Vaughn Gets Real

A true West Coast artist, Sage Vaughn embodies all the color and life that goes along with living next to the Pacific. In this in-depth conversation, we get an inside look at his outside world.  

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