In Conversation: Charlotte Gainsbourg Is Far from Home
Ahead of a rare solo show in LA, we talked with Gainsbourg about Trump, Hollywood, and keeping things mysterious.
You’re Alone, But You’re Not: Falling, and Getting Back Up, with Andrew W.K.
In the wake of a frustrating unplugged set, rock’s leading party philosopher addresses failure, his first record in nine years, and—of course—the parameters of the party mindset.
Let’s Eat Grandma Are Wizards of an Everyday Reality
More playful than cannibalistic, Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton want you to join them in the supermarket of their dreams.
Dr. Octagon Gave Us Two Decades to Catch Up, But They’re Still a Thousand Years in the Future
Tired of waiting for everyone else to join them, Kool Keith, Dan the Automator, and DJ QBert have touched back down on Earth.
Flasher Are Redefining DC Punk
Living in the nation’s capital hasn’t made the trio any more or less political—but they know that being political isn’t really a choice no matter what town you’re in.
The Grounded Otherworldliness of serpentwithfeet
The geographies, childhood memories, and necessary failures that tilled the earth for Josiah Wise to build on.
The Spontaneous Chemistry of Deeper
How four sweet dudes from Chicago came up in the DIY rock scene and made a killer debut album.
Snail Mail Grows Up
Lindsey Jordan’s first full-length has no shortage of adolescent angst—she’s only nineteen, after all—but the indie rock prodigy is maturing fast.
Soundtracking the Domestic Horror of “Hereditary” with Colin Stetson
With A24’s latest triumph now in theaters, Stetson walks us through his collaboration with director Ari Aster and the film scores that have shaped his work.
Arcade Fire Channels Their Inner Absurdist in “Chemistry” Video
We talk with Win Butler about the new Ray Tintori–directed video, and go behind the scenes of the track’s recording in an exclusive in-studio live clip.
Courtney Marie Andrews Writes Country Music with a Worldly Perspective
Once a touring member of Jimmy Eat World, the Phoenix-born country artist recalls her maturation from emo to emotional.
The Breeders Splash Again
A quarter of a century after “Last Splash,” Kim Deal recalls The Breeders’ bitter dissolution, successful reunion, and the fractured recording process resulting in the utterly cohesive “All Nerve.”
Hop Along Make Contact with the Outside World
Frances Quinlan’s decreasingly solo project shifts toward total collaboration on their third album, “Bark Your Head Off, Dog.”
From Backyard Parties to Coachella, Cuco Is Moving Hesitantly Toward Stardom
Fresh off Coachella, the young multi-instrumentalist continues to prove that his Honda is the only thing average about him.
Bonny Doon Are Who They’re Supposed to Be
For their second full-length (and debut on Woodsist), the Detroit folk-rock quartet stopped thinking too much and just went to the beach instead.
Amen Dunes Is at Your Service
After purging something dark, Damon McMahon came back with something light—”Freedom,” an album meant to pull you up, in one way or another.
The Apotheosis of Jack White
With the release of his third solo record, “Boarding House Reach,” the musician, label-head, and unabashed retrophiliac surveys his career—and the chance cult of personality he’s built along the way.
100 Percent Happy: Courtney Barnett Is Letting It All Go
Courtney Barnett has been building quite the home for herself in our cultural pantheon. But she needs a place for her cat to stay, too.