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.
Vyle, A Ü T O/M Ö T O R
The debut album and VR piece from the Chicago-native rapper/producer/creative paints a portrait of his hometown rendered in grainy digital tones, where spirits crowd the frame.
The Breeders, Last Splash [30th Anniversary Edition]
Although perhaps eclipsed by the bonus-track-heavy deluxe edition from 10 years ago, this latest reissue of the alt-rock pioneers’ sophomore LP signals another splash of interest in Kim Deal’s post-Pixies career.
Devendra Banhart, Flying Wig
With the aid of producer Cate Le Bon, the psych-folk songwriter’s Mexican Summer debut swaps crinkly textures for something uncharacteristically glossy.
After a banner year for non-fiction feature films and TV series with music as their focus, here are 10 titles we found especially illuminating.
Mark Stewart sets the scene for the recently released dub reimagining of the record helmed by its original producer, Dennis Bovell.
The radio host, voice actor, writer, and director’s new book “It Never Ends” is out now.
Colin Newman and Bruce Gilbert discuss their new Record Store Day double 10-inch collecting the band’s overlooked early 2000s recordings.
Eaddy and theOGM trace the lineage of conservative fear-mongering in music to the present day, which sees the release of the punk-rap duo’s politically charged “BLURR” mixtape.
We revisit the late electronic music pioneer’s legacy via early LPs and recently unearthed recordings.