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.
Everything Everything, Mountainhead
The Manchester quartet’s most consistent record in years pairs themes of the eternal uphill climb of inhumane capitalism with the band’s own creative ascent.
Yard Act, Where’s My Utopia?
As its title implies, the Leeds post-punks’ second album pulls back for a broader view of a future that hasn’t quite delivered on its potential while exploring what lies beyond their familiar sound.
Mannequin Pussy, I Got Heaven
The Philly-based group’s fourth full-length expands on their sound in both directions, capturing some of their most explosive mad-dog punk and their most nuanced pop songwriting to date.
“The alcohol industry is in my blood.”
As he prepares to release his thirteenth record, the LA-based singer/songwriter tells us how Zach Galifianakis, family life, and tiny particles all played a role in the making of “Are You Serious.”
Prior to their pilgrimage to see The Boss on his current “River” Tour, two of our editors size up the merchandising options that await them using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: the Gmail G-chat.
The legendary swimmer cried when he first saw the Under Armour ad.
“I’ve been figuratively carrying him for years!”
“It’s NFL vs M.I.A. right now.”
1991’s “Study of a Bull” is part of a “very private, private collection in London.”
“Strangers” is out May 20 via Sacred Bones.
One girl’s ticket to Air Hollywood’s elaborate dinner party, which reaches unfathomable heights without ever leaving the ground.
In the first season of “True Detective,” Matthew McConaughey’s character Rust Cohle says that time is a flat circle and “The Psychedelic Swamp,” Dr. Dog’s “new” album, might just prove that theory right.
Nothing says love like blood and guts?
Are you not entertained?
Shoutout to Mark Ronson for also showing up!
The Coen Brothers’ seventeenth film is a delightful appreciation of old Hollywood.
“Don’t You”’s subject matter is brutal, but the record succeeds because it also isn’t a complete downer.
One day before she wins the Super Bowl…again.
Irvine Welsh’s latest novel just misses the emotional mark.
So many skulls being smashed in.
See? It does pay off to complain on the Internet!
The program will help fund and mentor transgender film makers.