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.
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.
Kylie Minogue, Tension
The electropop trailblazer’s 16th LP reignites her commitment to small reinventions in order to suit the modern pop landscape.
The Singaporean songwriter and producer diverges from the predominantly gitchy stylings of their previous release and explores heavenly sounding guitar-based melodies.
The cult pop star loves traveling, and says it has shaped both how she looks at the world and at herself.
We had a brief catch-up with the Australian band at Spain’s Bilbao BBK fest.
Between recording + touring their recent album, the SoCal rockers search for long-term solutions to managing waste.
Inspired by this year’s lineup at Secret Solstice in Reykjavík, we spoke to some of the local scene’s unsung heroes.
Nothing but respect for our queen.
Talking cycling, soccer, and art with the SoCal indie rockers.
These lens jockeys are skilled at snapping musicians in the thick of a show.
Valentine’s Day is a time for love—but more importantly, a time for candy.
The forces that kept Estonia enclosed on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain are laid out in startling detail.
The songwriter opens up about the role fate played in his band’s new record (just don’t ask him its release date).
Sophie Allison talks fate, knowing your angles, and what you can’t learn in school.
Working with Ryan Adams and Beck, Lewis has a new album almost ready to release. But for now, let’s talk spirit animals.
The moment the Life Aquatic–inspired dish is delivered, Sigur Rós’ “Starálfur” begins playing.
The Icelandic Punk Museum features a sizable collection of Nordic punk history dating from the late ’70s to early ’90s.
The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal exhibit commemorates Cohen with mixed-media installations ranging from a replication of the artist’s work space to interactive Wurlitzers.
Taking a tour through the lights that shined through a regime.
You can check out anytime you like, but—well, you know the rest.
Looking back at the unlikely history of the Beastie Boys–affiliated clothing line.
Passes? Check. Everything else? Not so fast.
To the Five Freeway.
Besting Tiffany’s and Ivanka Trump at their own game is just another jewel in the crown of the LA-based maker.
Coming off of the biggest record of his career, Anthony Gonzalez regroups and looks to the past for inspiration.
Grabbing breakfast with Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig to talk the soul sisters’ new LP “Good Grief.”
One of Sweden’s greatest exports rides again.
After a big 2015, the Virginia singer/songwriter returns to her home state and drops a stripped-down EP.
Moby’s new vegan eatery opens November 19 in LA’s Silverlake neighborhood.
The funk maestro tells us about the making of his sprawling new LP, “Invite the Light.”
Lead singer Jesse Tabish talks life, lore, and “Rituals.”
It’s a haunting combination of talents, one that offers no way out. Then again, why would you want one?
The twenty-two-year-old musician on leaving EDM behind and making a place for himself in the electronic world with his colorful debut album.
Purity Ring’s sophomore album doesn’t come bundled with the same level of mystery as their debut, “Shrines.”
Keeping up with Dan Deacon is a fool’s errand. His new album “Gliss Riffer” only serves to prove a point already established by the previous fifteen: when it comes to sheer speed of idea presentation, Deacon has the ability to outfox even the most quick-witted and fleet of ear.
His first cover-song-free album, “Vestiges & Claws” showcases González’s ever-flourishing songwriting skills.
Dan Snaith on the state of mind of “Our Love,” Caribou’s first record in four years: “…Relationships change over time. It’s thinking as much about loss as it is about the beginnings of things.”
Second Comin’s production straddles the line between summer bliss and autumnal melancholy, cloaking even the sunniest of melodies in a cloud of reverb.
Celebratory and strange, with Michael, Bundick pulls off just about any damn genre he pleases.