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Devendra Banhart Is as Enlightened as Ever

The soulful songwriter talks new album “Ma,” his multilingual lyrics, and his fondness for Ned Doheny. 

September 12, 2019
Poolside with Pixies

The alternative rock icons on their new album “Beneath the Eyrie” and why bassist Paz Lenchantin’s word is gospel.

September 10, 2019
Oh That Was So Real: Twenty-Five Years of Jeff Buckley’s “Grace”

With insight from his longtime guitarist Michael Tighe and drummer Matt Johnson. 

August 23, 2019
For Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker, It’s All About the Little Things

The band’s frontwoman on their 4AD debut, “U.F.O.F.,” and how she combats the music industry’s waste by living in her truck.

July 01, 2019
Art & Culture
Hannah Hooper: The Colors of Oblivion

The Grouplove frontwoman is experimenting with color for her upcoming solo art exhibition in LA.

May 08, 2019
In Conversation
In Conversation: Colin Blunstone’s Odessey with The Zombies

The iconic vocalist reflects on his band’s incidental cult following, the pressures of recording, and fifty years of “Odessey & Oracle.”

September 13, 2018
In Conversation
In Conversation: Charlotte Gainsbourg Is Far from Home

Ahead of a rare solo show in LA, we talked with Gainsbourg about Trump, Hollywood, and keeping things mysterious.

July 18, 2018
Courtney Marie Andrews Writes Country Music with a Worldly Perspective

Once a touring member of Jimmy Eat World, the Phoenix-born country artist recalls her maturation from emo to emotional.

June 06, 2018
Digital Cover
The Apotheosis of Jack White

With the release of his third solo record, “Boarding House Reach,” the musician, label-head, and unabashed retrophiliac surveys his career—and the chance cult of personality he’s built along the way.

May 01, 2018
U.S. Girls’ New One Is All the Rage

With “In a Poem Unlimited,” Meg Remy turns pop into protest.

February 22, 2018
Staff Picks
The Best Reissues of 2017

Five favorites from this year that had a story to tell and music to back it up.

December 21, 2017
Circuit des Yeux, “Reaching for Indigo”

Though it’s her most accessible album to date, “Reaching for Indigo” continues in Haley Fohr’s mission of experimentalism and self-expression.

October 25, 2017
Phrasing the Impossible: The Weather Station Gets Set Free

Intensely poetic and fully realized, Tamara Lindeman’s latest as The Weather Station is the result of trusting her gut.

October 16, 2017
72-Hour Nostalgia-Punk Therapy: Riot Fest 2017

With a high-profile Jawbreaker reunion at its center, this year’s edition of Riot Fest further cemented the Chicago party’s identity.

September 19, 2017
Meet Your New American Folk Heroes

Instilled with a studious appreciation of past musical movements, these women are revolutionizing America’s modern folk scene, crafting exemplary albums of a stirring new tradition.

May 03, 2017

photo by JoJo Whilden, courtesy of Netflix

Film + TV
Why “The OA” Doesn’t Need to Explain Itself

Critics of Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij’s Netflix series are answering questions the show isn’t asking.

January 31, 2017
Art & Culture
The New Dawn of New Age

How the consciousness-raising movement emerged from the margins to become a predominant force in American pop culture—and where the light might shine next.

January 04, 2017

Tig Notaro

Art & CultureFilm + TVReviews
Life With and Without: “Tig,” Reviewed

Kristina Goolsby and Ashley York’s documentary “Tig” follows beloved comedian Tig Notaro as she copes with breast cancer and the loss of her mother.

July 17, 2015
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