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.
Full of Hell & Nothing, When No Birds Sang
The six collaborative tracks from the Maryland grindcore outfit and Philly shoegazers stretch both bands into new compositional terrain in addition to playing to each group’s strengths.
Bob Dylan, The Complete Budokan 1978
With a crisper mix and an expanded tracklist, these live recordings that were once overwrought and overly complex become more bearable—and occasionally effortlessly beautiful.
Guided by Voices, Nowhere to Go but Up
Robert Pollard’s project’s surprisingly hi-fi 39th album shows its current lineup holding a torch for no-frills indie rock with no punches pulled.
The enigmatic duo will take the stage in Huntington Beach this weekend to play the Darker Waves Festival alongside legacy acts such as New Order, Tears for Fears, and The B-52’s.
How focus on community, DIY ethics, and progressive politics link the burgeoning anti-pop genre to an unlikely predecessor.