Articles by Jeff Terich
IDLES Are on a Mission to Destroy Macho Rock ’n’ Roll
On the follow-up to their 2017 debut, the Bristol punks are louder, fiercer, and entirely more vulnerable.
Sense and Sensuality: Torres and the Healthy Hedonism of “Three Futures”
Mackenzie Scott maps out the mental spaces, color palettes, and newfound sensuality that influenced her third LP.
The Nominal Potency of Omni
Don’t call it slacker rock, but the Atlanta trio provide only the bare minimum.
In Conversation: Ted Leo Is Building a Home
Having formally stepped away from the Pharmacists for the first time in his career, Leo is taking a new approach at this whole rock star thing.
Making Mischief with Black Lips
The baddest dudes in Hotlanta know how to find the weird wherever they go.
The Mountain Goats, “Goths”
More than anything, “Goths” seems to operate like an extended love letter to the oft-misunderstood subculture.
Future Islands, “The Far Field”
“The Far Field,” much like Future Islands albums that preceded it, is a deeply romantic album.
Freedom Rock: The Fuzzbox Liturgy of Ty Segall
Having conquered a variety of genre albums in recent years, the genre this time around is that there isn’t a genre—just a dedication to the sanctity of the music and music alone.
Born Again: Preoccupations Reintroduce Themselves
After their strong debut found them playing to passionate crowds, controversy over the Calgary band’s original name caused them to retreat and regroup. Now they’ve returned with a new name and a second debut record that might be darker—and more powerful—than the first.