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.
Mother Mother, Grief Chapter
A powerful meditation on the real nature of death, their ninth album demonstrates that the Vancouver five-piece hasn’t settled into anything even remotely routine.
Fucked Up, The Chemistry of Common Life: Revisionist History
The Canadian punks’ Polaris-winning sophomore LP proved that hardcore could stray outside of its traditionally narrow confines without sacrificing the band’s reputation within the genre.
Friko, Where we’ve been, Where we go from here
Fueled by the same raw and unfiltered emotional gravitas that haunted Bright Eyes’ early recordings, the Chicago duo’s lush debut draws you into a rich, layered world.
Allison Crutchfield, Kyle Gilbride, and Jeff Bolt were just getting started when Swearin’ first called it quits. But then they said fuck all that and made something new.
From his work in his local hardcore scene to his gentler solo efforts, the West Bay riffer continues to do things his own way.
One of the world’s preeminent record collectors talks shop on the occasion of his new comp for Mexican Summer/Anthology, “Feel the Music Vol. 1.”
Before peeling off to Joshua Tree to play at Desert Daze, Pedrum Siadatian talks the art of making covers.
The architect of modernist music and his classically trained son take their playful improvisation to Joshua Tree.
Eduardo Williams’s latest film reads like Linklater’s “Slacker” for the global post-Internet age.
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