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.
The Mars Volta, The Mars Volta
This self-titled record takes The Mars Volta in the most unexpected of directions as it firmly shakes off any preconceptions of what this band is or ever was.
The Wonder Years, The Hum Goes on Forever
The Philly punk six-piece work through the pandemic era’s toughest battles on what could go down as their masterpiece.
Sports Team, Gulp!
In spite of characteristically good songwriting, the London-based post-Britpop group’s sophomore record wraps without any substantial revelations.
With her debut EP “Faking My Own Death” out this Friday, the songwriter discusses making the leap from Texas to NYC, recording with Lord Huron, and becoming a cowboy.
In our latest digital cover story, Baker dives into the experiences that led to her new album “Little Oblivions.”
The songwriter dishes on Booker T’s anecdotes, the inspiration of Willie Nelson’s “Stardust,” and finally going solo.
The songwriter discusses what she describes as her treatise on having a personal life during the apocalypse.
The Alabama songwriter talks her new record and the challenges of being sober in the music biz.
In our first digital cover story, the duo discuss the new album, establishing distinct identities, and how music saved their relationship.
The songwriter on the quick evolution from her 2017 breakthrough to this month’s “Anak Ko.”
Along with Julien Baker + Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull, Grant remembers Scott Hutchison’s brutally honest artistry.
On her debut “Beware of the Dogs,” the Aussie singer-songwriter addresses the progress and pain of #MeToo.
The “Our Band Could Be Your Life” writer has a new book, “Rock Critic Law,” which lays out 101 of the tropes that lazy music writers can’t seem to help but fall back on over and over. But he isn’t mad—he’s just trying to make writers better.
With “≠,” the producer known as DSARDY aims to address technology’s dehumanizing effects by enlisting the help of the industry’s preeminent humans.
After the election, the Richmond artist threw out the introspective album she’d been working on and started over. What she made next was music for everyone.
When he’s not busy playing in one of the most beloved indie bands around, Chris Funk is looking for the stories that get to the core of what drives musicians.
Across all of “Turn Out the Lights,” Baker doesn’t pull a single punch.
As much as “Beast Epic”‘s music feels like a look back with a head full of experience, it doesn’t stop Sam Beam from keeping his lyrical gaze on what’s ahead of him.
Art at ground level.
Behind the boards with Mario Caldato Jr.
The longtime “Rolling Stone” critic’s new book examines the Fab Four in a new light.
Since starting over three years ago, the song dissection podcast has turned into an institution—but it continues to surprise its creator with each episode.
The up-and-coming singer-songwriter is the latest in a suddenly strong line of musicians who call Richmond, VA, home.
Many associate the sense-blending experience of synesthesia with music and painting, but for one chef at least, it’s entered the kitchen.
The man who whetted your appetite for some of the best films of the past twenty-five years tells us how a preview comes together.
The Virginia native has always used his songwriting to confront his anxiety about the future. On the eve of his biggest release to date, he reflects on where that’s gotten him.
The Nashville quartet’s 2013 debut won them gigs opening for Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson. So how do they follow it up? By getting on the road again with a new LP.
Ra Ra Riot’s journeyed state of identity—adapting to several lost members of the years, incorporating synthesizers to their original baroque pop sound—has managed to culminate in their most balanced record to date.
While “Wabi-Sabi”‘s wounded specter aesthetic keeps it from becoming a work of frequently repeated listens, it’s probably not healthy for most people seeking an emotional purge to keep picking at scar tissue anyway.
We sat down with the Glaswegian synth-pop trio backstage at Landmark Music Festival to chat about the creation of their new record, “Every Open Eye.”
Angel Deradoorian returns from the wilderness with her first solo full-length record, “The Expanding Flower Planet.”