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.
And then if Paul Simon totally lost it.
Season two will debut this fall, with season three coming spring 2016.
And it’s just about everything radical from the original.
3…2…1…Go! [Rocket Start]
“The Panic Office” is in installation at Semi-Permanent in Sydney, Australia, from May 24–June 6.
For his last record, 2011 highlight Kaputt, Dan Bejar took Destroyer into new-wave sheen and sax solo heaven. Since then, he…
The Los Angeles duo cavort around Coney Island, reminisce the days of youth in Super 8.
The meow mix is real.
Plus: El-P Instagrams the first bit of Run the Jewels 3, Killer Mike to appear on Real Time tonight
The “Pan’s Labyrinth” writer-director’s latest stars Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, and Charlie Hunnam.
The visionary piece is directed by production duo Leblanc + Cudmore.
Spot the Noah.
Jason Chung makes music for the dark, specifically, the infinite and impermanent moment just around mid-night.
“What Else Is in the Teaches of Peaches?” with photographs by Holger Talinski is out June 2; new record RUB to be released later this year.
The Dutch singer has also made an EP of unreleased material available for free.
An impressive triumph that carries such an enormous weight of gorgeous sounds, layers, and textures, “Rituals” soars absolutely, without boundaries or burdens.
The 3-LP rock opera, in five acts, will be released July 28.
Weekend’s Shaun Durkan and producer Jorge Elbrecht join for “Cranekiss,” out August 28 via Mexican Summer.
“The video takes cues from the lyrics of the song which are a meditation on innocence and coming of age. That very precarious time in life when sex is elusive, maybe even frightening but always compelling.”
Canadian trio Seoul make music designed to soundtrack the spaces in between—the darkest part of night, before light begins to permeate; the stretch…