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.
Laura Jane Grace, Hole in My Head
The former Against Me! vocalist returns to the business of blisteringly blunt and spare rock music with elements of her COVID-era folk efforts captured in what often feels like a rough haste.
Grandaddy, Blu Wav
The Modesto lo-fi outfit proves there’s still plenty of life yet in the twice-retired project as they ambitiously venture into uncharted waters.
On their fifth effort, the punk hooligans entrust their signature brash energy and cutting vulnerability to iconic producers Nigel Godrich and Kenny Beats, who help them create their most transformative record to date.
Exploring her personal growth since 2021’s History of a Feeling, the Nashville-based songwriter’s latest mulls over complex emotions—which happen to coincide with a new love.
On her proper debut album, the viral TikTok hitmaker looks to the past to create a new blueprint for Gen Z pop music.
On her EP sequel to last year’s Big Time LP, Olsen goes into depth about her thoughts on the concept of commitment in a way that lets the listener get lost in her head for a little while.
The neo-soul artist’s non-linear third LP covers a range of relatable emotions tied to the life cycle of a relationship.
The Denmark art-pop collective’s third record is the embodiment of nearly a decade of shared experiences and conversations, exhibiting a seamless connection between creatives.
The fourth LP from the Liverpool-based Britpop fourpiece plays on heartbreak and perspective, likely resonating with the listener no matter their interpretation.
On her sophomore LP, the singer and actress has no fear in exposing her truest feelings and thoughts, often from the distance afforded by singing from the perspective of another person.
Contrasting with its playful album cover, the LA rockers’ sophomore LP struggles with the implications of how the present will affect us in 10 years.
The queen of self-love’s sophomore major-label effort is an album filled with gratitude and a push for new beginnings.
Clover’s debut takes themes related to love and cranks it up a notch, provoking a sense of fear to go along with a narrative that often feels akin to Bonnie and Clyde.
Two years after its release, the West Coast duo is rereleasing the sunny LP as a deluxe package featuring a few new cuts.
The latest from René Kladzyk highlights the sadness that comes with the holiday season.
The latest from the Chicago group sounds wholly futuristic while lyrically placing the listener in the all-too-familiar present.
Pulling from 1980s synth influences and written over FaceTime, the latest from the Bay Area post-punks is a capsule of post-pandemic life.
The debut EP from the Richmond-based songwriter provides enough substance to satisfy, but hides enough to keep you craving more.