Articles by Marty Sartini Garner
PREMIERE: Spirits Are High in the Video for NE-HI’s “Offers”
The Chicago quartet head out of the garage in search of whatever comes next.
Dig for Fire: 25 Upcoming Albums More People Should Be Talking About
From québécois kraut-funk to the return of two of indie rock’s most celebrated sidemen, these are the unsung albums we’re most excited for this year.
PREMIERE: Hard Proof Bridge Western Rock and Sub-Saharan Funk in “Stinger”
The Austin ten-piece get an assist from the production work of Chris “Frenchie” Smith.
PREMIERE: Futurebirds Take on Vic Chesnutt’s “Dodge” for Pickathon’s Slab Series
The latest from the Oregon festival’s 2016–2017 season.
PREMIERE: The Silver Lake Chorus Greet “Sister Winter” in New Video
The LA group take on Sufjan Stevens’s frosty classic.
PREMIERE: South Africa’s Portable Gets Lost in the City, Finds Refuge in the Andes in “Closer” Video
The African electronica auteur’s semi-self-titled album Alan Abrahams dropped in August.
PREMIERE: Tim Cohen Feels More Ambivalent About “Meat Is Murder” Than It First Appears
The Fresh & Onlys frontman is releasing “Luck Man” on January 27.
PREMIERE: Dizzyride Take You to the Hills of Armenia in “Soundtrack” Video
“To hell with passports, let’s all be free.”
PREMIERE: Aidan Knight Goes Deep in “What Light (Never Goes Dim)” Video
Dive! Dive! Dive!
PREMIERE: Myke Bogan Invites You to “Take the Night Off” at Pickathon’s Slab Series
Trust us, you should do what the man says.
Pissed, Destroy, Etc.: On Joe Corré’s Sex Pistols Pyre and the “Death” of Punk
The son of Malcom McLaren and Vivienne Westwood is more indebted to the forces he claims to detest than he might realize.
A Tribe Called Quest, “We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service”
A Tribe Called Quest’s first album in eighteen years—and last album ever—is as urgent as “Atrocity Exhibition” and as easygoing as “The Low End Theory.”
PREMIERE: Lou Barlow Stares into “The Breeze” in New Video
From the good-timin’ “Apocalypse Fetish” EP.
RIP: Sharon Jones (1956–2016)
The Queen of Funk.
PREMIERE: Joan of Arc Return with “Stranged That Egg Yolk” Video, First Q&A Since Reforming
From January’s “He’s Got the Whole This Land is Your Land in His Hands.”
PREMIERE: Horse Thief Seek “Another Youth” in New Video
The OKC thunderers will release “Trials and Truth” on January 27.
PREMIERE: Soft-rockers PREP Want to Know “Who’s Got You Singing Again” in New Video
The group’s debut EP, “Futures,” is out now via B3SCI.
PREMIERE: Rayon (The Notwist’s Markus Acher) Goes Soft-Focus Satie in “Kona” Video
Taken from “A Beat of Silence,” which dropped last Friday.