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.
HEALTH, RAT WARS
The group’s fifth album continues to solidify their goth-industrial aesthetic while remaining first and foremost a pop album—albeit one wrapped in leather and spikes.
DJ Rashad, Double Cup [10th Anniversary Reissue]
Packaged with new artwork and a single bonus track, the main argument for this reissue’s existence is introducing Rashad to a new generation of dance, rap, electro, house, juke, and, yes, footwork fans.
Peter Gabriel, i/o
The broadly poetic tales of ordinary madness on the Genesis co-founder’s first LP of new original material in over two decades are often spare and daringly melodic.
With his new book out now, the punk frontman and academic discusses connecting the dots between those disparate facets of his life.
After contributing to SOS’s “Songs That Found Me at the Right Time” cover series, both artists discuss the unique challenges musicians face and how they work through them.
The Against Me! vocalist chats with Mattiel Brown and Jonah Swilley about their recent album Georgia Gothic—and the likelihood that Jeff Goldblum has heard the single they named after him.
After connecting when their time living in LA briefly overlapped, the composers teamed up on a pair of collaborative LPs inspired by their time in the city.
After co-founding Drive Like Jehu, Hot Snakes, and other influential groups over the past few decades, Reis discusses the acoustic world of his first solo venture.
With the Toronto-based punks’ fourth LP out now, Babcock talks imposter syndrome, the band’s remarkable inability to avoid self-sabotage, and more.
The English songwriter talks building character and finding his place in the punk paradigm on the heels of his ninth full-length.
Bridwell (and his dog) takes us through the “personal difficulties” that bogged down the album’s release schedule and discusses the band’s punk-rock ethos.
The musicians describe their collaborative follow-up to Texas Sun, and how the Lone Star State has influenced their output.
In our “In Conversation” video chat, Pryor, the host of the new “Vagrant Records: 25 Years on the Streets” podcast, and Carrabba discuss their upcoming episode together and their history with the label.
The band’s drummer and album designer discuss the new collection of illustrations and lyrics by the late frontman.
Without sarcasm or snark, the new book details this curious moment in rock in a way that’s as appealing to completists as it is to casual fans.
David F. Bello and Chris Teti on taking their time on (and losing sleep over) the band’s fourth LP.
The prolific songwriter shares how “The Sound of Yourself” was the result of a no-pressure recording process during lockdown.
Dustin Kensrue discusses stepping outside of his comfort zone on the post-hardcore group’s 11th studio album.
Along with our Q&A with Walter Schriefels, the NY-based collective is debuting a new video for “Brushed” filmed live at Brooklyn’s Vinegar Hill Studios.
The longstanding punk group’s vocalist discusses their ninth LP and the relevance of its politics in our latest video interview.
The members of Taking Back Sunday, Circa Survive, and Grouplove discuss their recent EP together in our latest video interview.
Aukerman tells us how the West Coast punks’ eighth studio album—which was nearly 20 years in the making—finally came together.
In our latest “In Conversation” video we caught up with the guitarist to learn how he’s become more comfortable as a solo artist, and to gain some intel on his other band’s upcoming album.