Lessons Learned: Pete Holmes Talks “Crashing” and Rising Again

The comic, actor, and podcaster explores life after infidelity in his new HBO series.

In Conversation: Sinkane on Positivity in the Age of Trump

Even with the new regime in power, the musical polymath is still feeling good.

Breaking: Mozart’s Sister

The Montreal producer and singer shows a new face on “Field of Love.”

The Truth Will Prevail: Los Angeles Podcast Festival 2017 Sets Lineup

“The Dollop”’s Dave Anthony gives us the inside scoop for this year’s fest.

Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump

Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?

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.

In Conversation: Nikki Glaser on Trump, Catharsis, and Comedy

The stand-up comedian talks about the possibilities for comedy under the new administration ahead of her appearance at Riot LA.

Hollywood’s Singular Vision: Foxygen Hang On to the American Dream

Following a release cycle marred by breakup rumors, Sam France and Jonathan Rado have reappeared from behind the velvet curtain, and they’re more unified than ever.

Don’t Break Up Your Band: Matt Sweeney and Clay Tarver of Chavez Talk “Cockfighters”

Indie vets Chavez return after a twenty-year recorded absence with a surprising, vital set of songs.

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.

Special Arrangements

Japanese artist Azuma Makoto turns deconstructed floristry into fine art.

The New Dawn of New Age

How the consciousness-raising movement emerged from the margins to become a predominant force in American pop culture—and where the light might shine next.

Under the Influence: Andy Shauf

The Saskatchewan-raised singer-songwriter treats a mundane gathering like a glass menagerie on his ANTI- debut “The Party.”

In Conversation: Thomas Dolby Drops Science Like Galileo Dropped the Orange

After pop stardom, the “She Blinded Me with Science” singer set his sights on the intersection of music and technology.

FLOOD’s Best TV Shows of 2016

Has the era of the antihero come to an end?

FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016

Great year for music, terrible year for everything else.

Breaking: Polly Wales

Besting Tiffany’s and Ivanka Trump at their own game is just another jewel in the crown of the LA-based maker.

In Conversation: “Loving” Composer David Wingo on Separating Inspiration and Imagination

Jeff Nichols is one of the most exciting directors working today, not just because of his own artistic vision, but also because of the people…

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