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.
Laura Jane Grace, Hole in My Head
The former Against Me! vocalist returns to the business of blisteringly blunt and spare rock music with elements of her COVID-era folk efforts captured in what often feels like a rough haste.
Grandaddy, Blu Wav
The Modesto lo-fi outfit proves there’s still plenty of life yet in the twice-retired project as they ambitiously venture into uncharted waters.
On their fifth effort, the punk hooligans entrust their signature brash energy and cutting vulnerability to iconic producers Nigel Godrich and Kenny Beats, who help them create their most transformative record to date.
The Grizzly Bear member opens up about artistic insecurities, living in the countryside, and his debut solo album You Belong There.
Ramona Gonzalez discusses one of the most challenging periods of her life, which led to her most mature album as Nite Jewel, “No Sun.”
Tia Cabral makes a huge instrumental and narrative leap forward on her lush new album.
The experimental project’s mastermind discusses his path out of mental peril and his sprawling new duets album “OH NO.”
Daniel Lopatin assembles a variety of dystopian styles he’s fostered over the years while throwing in some fantastic new ones.
The Irish dance icon’s latest record is a plunge into disco hedonism that feels like a remedy to tumultuous times.
The Welsh producer and DJ discusses how creating her latest album, “Inner Song,” helped lead her out of the hardest years of her life.
Nicolás Jaar’s third album of 2020 is a beautiful and challenging ambient record that does a lot with a little.
The Big Thief drummer crafts gorgeous, discomforting soundscapes on his new solo ambient endeavor.
From shimmering guitars to grimy synths, LA Priest explores a full-spectrum sound journey on “GENE”
The godfather of hypnagogic pop discusses reissuing his earliest albums.