PREMIERE: Fletcher Tucker Crumbles on the Coast in “Descend”
From the forthcoming “Cold Spring.”
Storms in Heaven: Ten Shoegaze Records You May Still Need to Hear
Beyond the pink squalls of My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Ride lies a whole world of whorl.
In Conversation: Kevin Morby Reflects on City Life and the Joys of Solitude
The well-traveled musician seeks a quiet place to reflect on his old life as a city dweller.
Algiers, “The Underside of Power”
Rock history proves that if you’re going to try and awaken the world with a new message, you’d better wake them up with new sounds, too.
Vince Staples at the Margins
What does it all mean? The Long Beach native isn’t telling.
PREMIERE: Night Moves Wish You “Kind Luck” in New Video
From last year’s “Pennied Days.”
Meet the FLOOD Festival Guide, Presented by Toyota C-HR
Featuring in-depth stories on Vince Staples, Demetri Martin, Hundred Waters, and Buff Monster, in addition to our picks and tips for this year’s festival slate.
Ride, “Weather Diaries”
The return from the shoegaze legends seems as if it was made by a bunch of twenty-year-olds excitedly let loose in the studio for the first time—and the result is one of the more vital comeback records you’re likely to hear this year.
POW!: Twelve Albums That Influenced “Check Your Head”
Great record collectors make great records. Uh, sometimes.
Phoenix, “Ti Amo”
Though short and sweet, “Ti Amo” hides something frank, hard, and troubled beneath its lustful sheen and rainbow hues.
Beach Fossils, “Somersault”
Just as the name describes, “Somersault” turns our perspective upside down.
PREMIERE: Male Gaze Demand That You “Tell Me How It Is”
“Miss Taken” is out June 30 via Castle Face.
Breaking: Demetrius Shipp Jr.
All eyes are on the first-time actor who was born to play the part of Tupac Shakur.
The Peacers, “Introducing the Crimsmen”
The ability to construct songs based on only the best parts—the hook, the acoustic rhythm guitar, the first notes of a sandblasted solo—is what keeps The Peacers operating on a higher level.
Lil Yachty, “Teenage Emotions”
As Lil Yachty refuses to look at the past for inspiration, his debut album puts a giant lens on his present.
Can, “The Singles”
An exhilarating journey into one of contemporary music’s most inventive and eccentric bands.
Fleet Foxes, “Crack-Up”
This band does delicate beauty so well that the stand-out moments of “Crack-Up” tend to be the ones where they let their hair down a bit.
Grammy-Nominated Producer Ian Brennan Reflects on Working With At-Risk Albino Community in Tanzania
For International Albinism Awareness Day, the “White African Power” producer shares how music gave a forgotten people a sense of self.