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PREMIERE: Bee Bee Sea Assume the Throne in “This Dog is the King of the Losers” Video

Rural Italy’s impish garage rock trio opt for misfit royalty over biscuits and loyalty in their cosmic new video.

An American in Osaka: How Traveling in Japan Helped Me Fall in Love with Jazz Again

Amongst the chaos of its busy cities, Japan has been quietly preserving and perpetuating a loyal jazz culture for decades. For an American, it makes visiting feel like going home.

Dear Charlene: “They Stopped Texting Me Back”

Every month, writer and actor Charlene deGuzman answers your questions about love, loss, and loneliness.

Here Was Your Future: Growing Up with The Thermals

The Portland trio called it quits this week, but for many, they leave behind a fiery legacy that can’t be put out.

PREMIERE: Family of the Year Finds Release on “Let Her Go” for Original Tracks

Whether you’ve been following the band since 2009’s Songbook or you fell for their lilting melodies as one of the few voices on Boyhood’s ’00s-hit-parade…

Thirty Years Later, “Beetlejuice” Still Jangles with Energy

Regardless of how “Beetlejuice 2” turns out, Tim Burton’s breakthrough is a lively movie about death that stands the test of mold-covered time.

PREMIERE: Jay Som Rips Up “Baybee” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The LA-based songwriter brings her band to Oregon for an upbeat performance of the sunny single.

Can You Dance to Young Fathers?

Young Fathers’ newest addition to their stellar catalog is no exception—but there’s still one key question that needs to be addressed.

I Always Wanted to Eat Like a Tenenbaum: Celebrating Wes Anderson at Chicago’s Elizabeth Restaurant

The moment the Life Aquatic–inspired dish is delivered, Sigur Rós’ “Starálfur” begins playing.

In Conversation: Steven Rogers Chose the Indie Route for “I, Tonya”

The screenwriter reflects on the messiness of truth and memory, and how he worked to build a story that encompassed everyone’s point of view.

Rich Brian Offers a Glimpse at What a YouTube-Reared Generation of Rappers Looks Like

As the era of conscious backpack rap fades, Brian Immanuel’s debut “Amen” hints at a new wave of overly-self-conscious, Internet-savvy fanny pack rap.

Shepard Fairey’s Way Up

Following one of his largest-ever solo shows, the street art icon reflects on how he got here.

SXSW 2018: The Portraits

Photographer Carlo Cavaluzzi captures Kurt Vile, Dr. Octagon, and more between sets.

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Friday

Day three of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Porches, Kurt Vile, Speedy Ortiz, and more. 

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Thursday

Day two of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Starcrawler, Jukebox the Ghost, Lucy Dacus, and more. 

FLOODfest SXSW 2018, Wednesday

Day one of FLOODfest SXSW featuring Dr. Octagon, Hinds, Cut Chemist, and more.

Blatant Animal Collective Ripoff: On the Disappointingly Impermanent Influence of “Merriweather Post Pavilion”’s Washer Pop

Commemorating Animal Collective’s earnest stab at moving popular rock music forward and the nine bands that should be dictating the sounds of 2018.

Hyper-Girlish Sci-Fi and Trump Parallels in Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time”

Long before it became a Disney blockbuster, “A Wrinkle in Time” was a book—and Meg Murry a heroine—familiar to brainy girls the world over.

Sunita Mani Defies Comfort Zones

From stilt-walking to viral rap videos, your guess as to where the “GLOW” star will appear next is as good as ours.

LIVE, IN PHOTOS: Air + Style 2018

In its fourth year, Shaun White’s music and boarding festival brings the Winter Olympics to Downtown LA.

She’s #IndieButMajor: Singer DΔWN on Amplifying the Voices of Independent Musicians

With the film industry starting to catch up in terms of the recognition and inclusion of independent film, Dawn Richard is pushing for the same progress to be made in music. 

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