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The Arcs Close the Curtains

Leon Michels details how Richard Swift lives on through Electrophonic Chronic, the blues-rock supergroup’s first record in nearly a decade.

February 02, 2023
John Cale’s Castle of Noise

Catching up with the Velvet Underground icon ahead of his collaborative new solo album Mercy.

January 18, 2023
Labrador Unveil Fiery Single “Guy with a Job (That Nobody Wants),” Announce New LP

The alt-country quintet’s sophomore record Hold the Door for Strangers arrives January 13.

November 15, 2022
The Metamorphosis of Turnover

Austin Getz reflects on the band’s decade-long career and how it led them to their disco-informed new LP, Myself in the Way.

November 07, 2022
First Listen
Grace Inspace Merges Fantasy with Satire on “Last Girl”

The debut single from the self-proclaimed “songwriter-on-assignment” is a pop kaleidoscope with energized poise.

November 04, 2022
KCRW Makes Deirdre O’Donoghue’s SNAP Archive of Live Recordings Public

The digital collection includes performances by Tom Waits, R.E.M., Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, and many more.

November 04, 2022
Iggy Pop Returns with Thrashing Intensity on “Frenzy”

The punk icon’s first solo single of 2022 features contributions from Duff McKagan, Chad Smith, and Andrew Watt.

October 28, 2022
Soccer Mommy Gives “Darkness Forever” a Halloween Makeover with “Sophie’s Version”

The song originally appeared on Sophie Allison’s album Sometimes, Forever released back in June.

October 28, 2022
Blu DeTiger Shares Music Video for Hypnotic New Single “Elevator”

The visual features cameos from Alexander 23, Rebecca Black, Bad Suns’ Gavin Bennett, Uffie, and others.

October 24, 2022
Florence + the Machine’s “Heaven Is Here” Gets a Haunting Remix Courtesy of IDLES

The song originally appeared on Florence Welch and company’s 2022 album Dance Fever.

October 21, 2022
Digital Cover
Arctic Monkeys Take a Bow

In our latest digital cover story, Alex Turner discusses how the band’s trajectory over the past two decades has led them to their seventh LP The Car, the group’s most collaborative and unrestrained effort yet.

October 19, 2022
From Up Above Together: A Decade of Mac DeMarco’s “2”

The Canadian rocker reflects on the album that made him a household name.

October 17, 2022
Ladytron Announce New Album with the Dynamic Single “City of Angels”

The band’s seventh LP Time’s Arrow arrives January 20 on Cooking Vinyl.

October 14, 2022
Film + TV
Fiona Apple Travels to Middle-Earth with New Song “Where the Shadows Lie”

The single came together for the season finale of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

October 07, 2022
“Good Music to Ensure Safe Abortion Access to All” Compilation Hits Bandcamp for One Day Only

Headlined by songs from David Byrne and Devo, R.E.M., Tegan and Sara, Soccer Mommy, Sleater-Kinney, Pearl Jam, Maya Hawke, and Fleet Foxes, the release is raising funds for nationwide abortion access and independent abortion clinics.

October 07, 2022
LCD Soundsystem Unveil First New Song in Five Years with “new body rhumba”

The new track will be featured in Noah Baumbach’s upcoming film adaptation of Don DeLillo’s White Noise.

September 30, 2022
Arctic Monkeys Release Crooning Single “Body Paint”

The English rockers will perform the second single from their forthcoming LP The Car on The Tonight Show this evening.

September 29, 2022
Caleb Landry Jones Announces New Album “Gadzooks Vol. 2” with Lead Single “Touchdown Yolk”

The actor and songwriter’s third album arrives November 4 on Sacred Bones.

September 28, 2022
Paramore Release “This Is Why,” Their First New Song in Five Years

The band’s long-awaited sixth album of the same name is set to follow on February 10 via Atlantic Records.

September 28, 2022
First Listen
60 Channels Unveils New Video For Reimagined “How It Goes Down” feat. Slimkid3 of The Pharcyde

Electronic composer The Angel collaborates with the legendary rapper on a reworked track from her 1999 EP Give Me Your Love.

September 28, 2022
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