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Future Neo-Noir: Three Miami Nights of III Points 2017

In typical Florida fashion, there was very little that could be considered "normal" at Miami's preeminent arts and music fest. 

PREMIERE: Cut Worms Pays Tribute to Lou Reed on “Song of the Highest Tower”

Max Clarke teases his debut EP as Cut Worms.

Refunds Be Damned: Austin City Limits Marches On

For anyone who didn't want to be at festival so soon after the Vegas shooting, ACL offered full refunds. But the festival didn't back down—and the result was a weekend of mutual love and appreciation. 

PREMIERE: Rob Grote of The Districts Covers Neil Young for Original Tracks

As well as “Ordinary Day,” from “Popular Manipulations.”

PREMIERE: múm’s Gyda Valdysdóttir Reimagines Schubert’s “Opus 100”

Epicycle finds her taking on classical pieces from throughout history.

PREMIERE: Maston Tours Mid-Century Film Scores in “Rain Dance”

The Allah-Las/Jacco Gardner associate gets kosmiche.

RIP: Tom Petty (1950–2017)

The quintessential rock-and-roller died Monday at the age of sixty-six.

PREMIERE: Silver Torches Hit the Old Dusty Trail in “If I Reach” Video

The touring member of Perfume Genius sets his song to simmer.

PREMIERE: Caspian Cull Super-8 Archives in “Sad Heart of Mine” Video

From 2015’s “Dust and Disquiet.”

Such Is Life: Scenes from Life is Beautiful 2017

The fifth edition of the Vegas festival distinguishes itself with massive art installations and a guest-packed Gorillaz set.

Dear Charlene: “I’ve Outgrown My Friends”

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

Shamir, Sad13, The Dove & The Wolf, and Queen of Jeans Talk Philadelphia—and The Cranberries

The impromptu supergroup will have you wrapped around their fingers.

PREMIERE: Dave Depper Offers a Requiem for “Summer Days” in New Video

The Death Cab for Cutie sideman demonstrates his “Emotional Freedom Technique.”

What “The Big Sick” Teaches Us About Being Young and Chronically Ill

Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani’s film isn’t just about loving your partner.

PREMIERE: Dude York Advise Against Going DIY in “Black Jack” Video

From the Seattle trio’s February record “Sincerely.”

72-Hour Nostalgia-Punk Therapy: Riot Fest 2017

With a high-profile Jawbreaker reunion at its center, this year’s edition of Riot Fest further cemented the Chicago party’s identity.

In Conversation: Sarah Adina Smith on Motels, Beautiful Accidents, and “Room 104”

The celebrated indie auteur looks to make her mark in television on Mark and Jay Duplass’s HBO anthology series.

PREMIERE: Hop in the Magic Bus with I Come to Shanghai’s “Stranger”

Journey through the past, darkly.

PREMIERE: Tall Juan Goes The Distance in Handpainted “Cuida Coches” Video

Another “Olden Goldie” cut gets a clip.

PREMIERE: Dinner Sings Sweet “Siren Song” in New Video

From the Captured Tracks release “New Work.”

Five Years Left: How the Apocalyptic Vision of Busta Rhymes Prepared Us for Trump

Kim Jong-Un and Putin, we’ve got you all in check. 

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