Articles by Leah Mandel

The Best Remixes of 2020

15 great tracks made greater with the help of friends and unexpected allies.

In Conversation: Frankie Cosmos’ Greta Kline Is Always Growing

The prolific songwriter discusses learning to love love and ask questions prior to the release of her band’s fourth album, “Close It Quietly.”

Charly Bliss Has Unfuckwithable Chemistry

Eva Hendricks and her band discuss the honesty and maturity that went into writing “Young Enough.”

15 Noise and Experimental Artists You Should Really Know About

If Yves Tumor, JPEGMAFIA, or Pharmakon have grabbed your attention lately, we’ve got your new obsessions.

boygenius Are Compatible, Not Comparable

Unlike most supergroups, the debut EP from the songwriting team of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus invites listeners to hear each artist as an individual.

Deerhoof’s Ed Rodriguez Is a Very Easy Scare

The experimental rock vets put their spin on two creepy classics from “The Shining”’s soundtrack—and Rodriguez, who took the helm on the project, might have been the most spooked out of everyone involved.  

The Spontaneous Chemistry of Deeper

How four sweet dudes from Chicago came up in the DIY rock scene and made a killer debut album.


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