With 232 pages and an expanded 12″ by 12″ format, our biggest print issue yet celebrates the people, places, music, and art of our hometown, including cover features on David Lynch, Nipsey Hussle, Syd, and Phoebe Bridgers’ Saddest Factory Records, plus Brian Wilson, Cuco, Ty Segall, Lord Huron, Remi Wolf, The Doors, the art of RISK, Taz, Estevan Oriol, Kii Arens, and Edward Colver, and so much more.
Peter Gabriel, i/o
The broadly poetic tales of ordinary madness on the Genesis co-founder’s first LP of new original material in over two decades are often spare and daringly melodic.
House of Harm, Playground
The Boston-based goth-pop trio scratch a unique itch on their more complex sophomore record by expanding their aesthetic to incorporate Midwest emo vocals.
Full of Hell & Nothing, When No Birds Sang
The six collaborative tracks from the Maryland grindcore outfit and Philly shoegazers stretch both bands into new compositional terrain in addition to playing to each group’s strengths.
After purging something dark, Damon McMahon came back with something light—”Freedom,” an album meant to pull you up, in one way or another.
Caroline Sallee’s group sets itself apart with a generous helping of smeared dream pop and Lynchian, dissonant Laurel Canyon motifs.
When Vampire Weekend arrived with a highly divisive debut a decade ago, the “preppy Columbia band does world music” narrative was set. But it wasn’t all that correct.