PLAYLIST: Holy Fuck’s Songs That Inspired “Deleter”

Keyboardist Graham Walsh explains how E-40, Oneohtrix Point Never, and other artists influence the band’s music.

In Conversation: Jody Stephens Talks Big Star’s Enduring Legacy

With Craft Recordings reissuing their first two LPs, the band’s drummer takes us behind the scenes of their inception.

Trail of Dead’s Conrad Keely on Leaving Cambodia and the Band’s First LP in 6 Years

Keely discusses the uncertainties that influenced the art-rock group’s tenth album.

Are Empath Really Friends? An Investigation

The tightly knit punks spell out their relationships to Deerhoof, hi-fi, and each other on a recent tour stop.

JPEGMAFIA: Artist of the Year

Our first ever AotY talks about the changing landscape of music.

Wayne Coyne Breaks Down The Flaming Lips’ New “The Soft Bulletin” Live LP Track by Track

“Whatever happens, it’s going to sound cool!”

Mystery and History: the Strange Music and Stranger Tale of Jim Sullivan

Jim’s son Chris and producer Al Dobbs give their thoughts on the songwriter’s disappearance and why his music lingers on.

With Three Reissues, Deerhoof Is Challenging Their Own Critical Narratives

Deerhoof is said to have grown more accessible over its twenty-five years. Greg Saunier and Satomi Matsuzaki couldn’t agree less.

PLAYLIST: Turnover’s Grooves That Inspired “Altogether”

Along with a playlist curated by the band, Austin Getz goes deep on his newfound love of jazz.

Taylor Hawkins on Fandom, Foo Fighters, and the Freedom to Be a Coattail Rider

Three albums in, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders feels like a vacation for the Foo Fighters drummer.

In Conversation: Touché Amoré’s Jeremy Bolm on Bouncing Back from “Stage Four”

TA’s year of nostalgia is coming to a close, but not before a tour with La Dispute.

Alice Cooper Is the Real Motor City Madman

The iconic rocker goes home to Detroit for a different brand of shock and awe.

The Hard Times’ New Book “The First 40 Years” Is an Absurd Revisionist History of Punk

Matt Saincome, Bill Conway, + Krissy Howard on the satirical history of their satirical punk news site.

Mikal Cronin Goes Into the Fire on “Seeker”

On his fourth full-length, the rocker continues to experiment outside of the Bay Area garage rock scene he was reared in.

Liam Gallagher Refuses to Change

The English rocker on his sophomore solo album “Why Me? Why Not.” and doing things on his own terms.

The Loudest Voices in the Chatroom: The Story of 100% Electronica

George Clanton, Negative Gemini, Saint Pepsi, and more recount the origins of the vaporwave label that made it big—online and off.

In Conversation: Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén Is Still Writing War Music

Lyxzén discusses the politics of the Swedish post-hardcore band’s second new album since 1998’s classic Shape of Punk to Come.

Zola Jesus Celebrates Her Independence

The innovative darkwave composer continues to go her own way as she joins Ace Hotel’s twenty year anniversary gala in LA.

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