Haddonfield, Revisited: John Carpenter’s Walk Back to “Halloween,” Forty Years Later
What many consider the scariest movie ever made started as a casual idea tossed out to a young filmmaker who understood the terror inherent within our own homes. That filmmaker also knew how to play the synthesizer.
WATCH: GZA, Ghostface, and RZA 9000 Eat Sliders and Consider the Meaning of Life, Too
Radio’s On, Feelin’ Alright: Silver Jews’ “American Water” at Twenty
PREMIERE: Broken Hands Sign with Atlantic, Share “Split in Two” and “Friends House”
There’s No Seven-Year Itch at Desert Daze 2018
Desert Daze moves to a new location but keeps the same far out vibe.
FLOOD: The WORLDZ Issue
Conversations with five cultural influencers and corporate executives who’ll be attending WORLDZ 2018.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Treasure Island 2018
After a year’s hiatus, the Bay Area festival returns, albeit in a new location.
PREMIERE: Alexander Orange Drink Pursues Eternal Friendship’s Magic in “Normalize” Video
The So So Glos vocalist celebrates the good in spite of the overwhelming bad in the first video from his recent solo debut.
PREMIERE: Peter Bjorn and John Struggle with Separation on “Wrapped Around the Axle”
Their latest single precedes their eighth record, Darker Days, due out next week.
PREMIERE: Wallows Reach for the Aspirin with “Drunk on Halloween”
The young West Coast rockers embrace the season with a festive new single.
Homegrown’s Alright with Texas at Austin City Limits 2018
Amidst heavyweight legends like Paul McCartney and Metallica at this year’s ACL, plenty of fresh-faced acts showcased their love for Texas, and a charity group helped to celebrate music as the best medicine.
PLAYLIST: Advance Base Presents Songs About Animal Companionship
Owen Ashworth doesn’t wanna be your dog, but he wouldn’t mind hearing the song you wrote about your pet.
PREMIERE: D Jones Fights the “Reaper”
The Lost Boy ? leader introduces his forthcoming Paranoid Fiction with a ripper.
PREMIERE: Larkin Poe Sings the “Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues”
The rootsy pop duo bring their recent single to life in a very Nashville way.
LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Ohana Fest 2018
The Eddie Vedder–curated SoCal festival featured all of your favorite artists covering all of your favorite songs.
The Funky Foliage of Sofi Tukker
The EDM duo discuss experimentation in live shows, festival must-haves, and their famous book tree.
The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Today” Is Still the Greatest, Twenty-Five Years Later
A pivotal single that altered the course of the band lives on with a new relevance, well, today.
PREMIERE: Daniel Romano Explores the Mysteries of Nature in “Empty Husk” Video
The Canadian Americana songwriter announces his eighth album, Finally Free, and an extensive North American tour along with the foliage-filled video.
In Conversation: Michael Azerrad on How Breaking Laws Makes for Better Music Journalism
The “Our Band Could Be Your Life” writer has a new book, “Rock Critic Law,” which lays out 101 of the tropes that lazy music writers can’t seem to help but fall back on over and over. But he isn’t mad—he’s just trying to make writers better.
The Fireworks of Life Is Beautiful
Arcade Fire, Florence + the Machine, Tyler, The Creator, and others (further) illuminated Sin City on the weekend of Vegas’ biggest music and arts festival.
PREMIERE: Parker Gispert Steps Away from The Whigs for “Life in the Goldielocks Zone”
The first cut from the Athens, Georgia, songwriter’s debut solo record will take you to Appalachia and beyond.
Eat to the Beat: How Instagram-Ready Food Goes from Farm to Festival
We got the scoop on this summer’s hottest festival fare straight from the events’ food curators.
Fucked Up, “Dose Your Dreams”
This is easily Fucked Up’s most conceptually scattered record, but that’s also what gives it its charm.