Articles by FLOOD Staff

PLAYLIST: The SiriusXMU “Download 15” Festival Season Playlist

Prep for your next festival destination with an XMU-curated playlist featuring St. Vincent, Arcade Fire, Jack White, and more.

PLAYLIST: The Alt-8 Artists You Need to Know

SiriusXM’s Alt Nation DJ and music programmer Jeff Regan breaks down eight rising festival artists you don’t want to miss.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Outside Lands 2018

Eleven years after its debut, the Golden Gate Park extravaganza continues to push away the fog.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Beach Goth 2018

The Growlers-curated festival returns with a brand new energy—not to mention a resurrected Ramones.

FLOODfest Chicago 2018 Holds Court

Japanese Breakfast, St. Vincent, and Just Loud tore up the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel for FLOODfest’s fourth year.

Dive in to the 2018 FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by SiriusXM and Toyota

Featuring cover stories on St. Vincent, in conversation with Phillipa Price, and Arcade Fire, in conversation with Ben Jaffe of Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

RSVP: FLOODfest Chicago 2018 with Japanese Breakfast, St. Vincent (DJ Set), and Just Loud

Plus, enter to win a trip to Chicago to go to Lollapalooza as well.

RECAP: FLOOD 8 Launch Party with Roy Choi and DJ Anthony Valadez

In celebration of our eighth print issue, Roy Choi offered up food wisdom for the ages. 

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Radiohead at the United Center

Kicking off their month-long East Coast arena tour, the English experimentalists brought their operatic live show to the Madhouse on Madison.

The Best Albums of 2018 (So Far)

From Amen Dunes to Yo La Tengo, twenty-five releases from this year that are leading the pack. 

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Governors Ball 2018 Rolls Through Randall’s Island

The NYC-based music festival’s eighth year featured headlining performances by Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Travis Scott, Eminem, and Jack White.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Depeche Mode and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento

The new wave legends took Sactown by storm with special guests BRMC.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Courtney Barnett at The Pico Union Project in LA

The FLOOD 8 cover star played her new album in its entirety for a packed congregation at the converted synagogue venue.

Announcing FLOOD 8, Available Now for Purchase and Free Download

Our latest print edition is our first-ever double issue, featuring four cover stories—on Jack White, Courtney Barnett, Roy Choi (in conversation with Portugal. The Man), and Kate Berlant and John Early.

SXSW 2018: The Portraits

Photographer Carlo Cavaluzzi captures Kurt Vile, Dr. Octagon, and more between sets.

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Friday

Day three of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Porches, Kurt Vile, Speedy Ortiz, and more. 

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Thursday

Day two of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Starcrawler, Jukebox the Ghost, Lucy Dacus, and more. 

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Wednesday

Day one of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Dr. Octagon, Hinds, Cut Chemist, and more.

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