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.
PREMIERE: Hop in the Magic Bus with I Come to Shanghai’s “Stranger”
Journey through the past, darkly.
The Clientele, “Music for the Age of Miracles”
The bards of British folk-rock return with their first album in seven years—and an expanded sonic palette.
Death From Above, “Outrage! Is Now”
DFA’s latest release brings more cohesive songwriting, but sometimes cohesive songwriting doesn’t translate to a fluid record.
The War on Drugs “A Deeper Understanding”
To love The War on Drugs, to gain a deeper understanding like the title of their latest album suggests, is to constantly return to the echoing canyons of dreamy classic rock they’ve spent over a decade now forming.
Alex Cameron, “Forced Witness”
The characters on “Forced Witness,” Alex Cameron’s second record, make the sociopaths from his debut look like amateurs.
Mount Kimbie, “Love What Survives”
Maker and Campos find a way to bring their collaborators toward their sound, not the other way around, and the results are outstanding.
Foo Fighters, “Concrete and Gold”
“Concrete and Gold” tries its hardest to escape the inevitable, but still cements Foo Fighters in the past-their-prime phase.
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.
Ted Leo, “The Hanged Man”
After seven years away, let’s hope this album of heart-wrenching soul music keeps Ted Leo up on the stage where he belongs.
Oh Sees, “Orc”
WHAT ARE YOU HIDING PUNY HUMAN JOHN DWYER, RING POSSIBLY?
The National, “Sleep Well Beast”
By keeping it low-key, the stakes on The National’s new album somehow seem even higher.
PREMIERE: Liquid Monk Recreate “Nighttime” in the Daylight with Help from Jazz Singer Kameryn Ogden
The Detroit electro quartet’s debut is out September 22.
PREMIERE: Battleme Descends into the Post-Election “Hot Mess”
From October’s “Cult Psychotica.”
Meet the FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by Toyota C-HR
Featuring in-depth stories on Hundred Waters, Buff Monster, Vince Staples, and Demetri Martin, in addition to our picks and tips for this year’s festival slate.