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.
HEALTH, RAT WARS
The group’s fifth album continues to solidify their goth-industrial aesthetic while remaining first and foremost a pop album—albeit one wrapped in leather and spikes.
DJ Rashad, Double Cup [10th Anniversary Reissue]
Packaged with new artwork and a single bonus track, the main argument for this reissue’s existence is introducing Rashad to a new generation of dance, rap, electro, house, juke, and, yes, footwork fans.
Peter Gabriel, i/o
The broadly poetic tales of ordinary madness on the Genesis co-founder’s first LP of new original material in over two decades are often spare and daringly melodic.
Tegan Quin discusses the sisters’ new album Crybaby, their new TV series High School, and surviving another set of overlapping press cycles.
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.