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.
Alison Goldfrapp, The Love Invention
The Goldfrapp vocalist is bound for the dancefloor on her debut solo outing.
AJJ, Disposable Everything
The Phoenix folk-punks’ eighth LP feels more post-/mid-apocalyptic than foreshadowing of it while maintaining the band’s wonderful mix of pathos and humor.
On their ninth album, the Malian outfit moves further through their exploratory desert-blues aesthetic by interlocking their groove with the sounds of American country music.
Emi Night returns with their first new single in six years.
With his new LP Animals out now via Warp Records, the rapper and percussionist shares his favorite tracks by artists on the cutting edge of the jazz tradition.
With the Chicago post-punks’ new album Freak Frequency out now, vocalist Greg Obis shares a few highlights from the label he co-runs with Deeper’s Kevin Fairbairn.
The companion piece to last year’s This Is a Photograph is out now via Dead Oceans.
The single arrives ahead of Julian Casablancas’ outfit’s upcoming residency at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall.
The track arrives alongside word of a new LP Ooh Rap I Ya that will drop July 28 via 100% Electronica.
The self-directed visual enhances the cyberpunk universe of the LA musician’s project.
Hear an early stream of the digital-hardcore duo’s latest release, officially dropping this Friday via Ramp Local.
Cult actor James Duval stars in the AOR-inspired clip for the title track from the duo’s new LP arriving June 30 via Dais Records.
The LA trio’s grungy new track arrives ahead of their new album of the same name dropping June 30 via Get Better Records.
It’s the latest guest-filled single from the jazz-rapper’s new LP Animals, arriving this Friday via Warp.
On the verge of touring his twelfth LP Elocution Prattle, Eric Elbogen crafts a tracklist that reflects the music he references before, during, and after making an album.
Sam Bielanski and Matty Morand take us through the influences on their sophomore LP, ranging from The Sopranos and The Velveteen Rabbit to Third Eye Blind and RHCP.
The comedian and musician discusses his debut record under the moniker and shares some of his recent favorite discoveries on the music distribution platform.
Affirming her new LP The Answer Is Always Yes, the Australian songwriter shares 12 of her favorite yay-saying tracks.
The SoCal folk-rock collective announce new LP Swinging Stars, out August 18 on Innovative Leisure.
It’s the title track from the songwriter’s new EP-length collaboration with the production duo, which arrives July 21 via Kill Rock Stars.
The Toronto duo’s debut album Love in a Vicious Way arrives July 21 via Wavy Haze Records.
The Austin-based psych-rockers are also announcing their new album Five of Cups, landing August 4 via Suicide Squeeze.
The Portland-based group’s ninth album Chris Black Changed My Life arrives June 23 via Atlantic Records.
Wolf’s first new music of 2023 arrives ahead of the new show landing on Prime this summer.
The producer discusses linking up with Masta Ace, Black Moon, M.O.P, Ras Kass, and more on his latest project.
Over a decade after first collaborating on 2011’s Culture of Fear, the duo’s dual single is arriving as a limited edition green vinyl 7-inch.
Citing Caribou, Bowie, and Björk as additional inspiration, Sam Eastgate’s ocean-themed third album is out now via Domino.
Joel Johnston’s sophomore LP The Last Remaining Light is scheduled to arrive July 14 via Tiny Library Records.
In the wake of Justin Theroux’s turn as the Watergate figure in White House Plumbers, we look back on the climax of a bizarre PR rehabilitation campaign.
Joseph Shabason and Jason Treuting are featured on the second single from the duo’s forthcoming Pendant World LP.
Lucas Mayo’s new LP Laundromat is out June 16 via Father/Daughter Records.
The festival revealed its lineup today for the early October festival.
The Durham-based songwriter shares the loose single just in time for Mother’s Day.
The June 27 and 28 event will be produced by Dr. Dre and will feature The ReCollective Orchestra conducted by Derrick Hodge, as well as more guests to be announced.
The cult UK outfit follow up their unofficially released debut album over 20 years later.
The complementary singles precede the duo’s sixth album Heatherhead, arriving June 2 via Polyvinyl.
The Brooklyn-based artist shares the first of a pair of singles through Dangerbird Records.
The Montreal-based songwriter has announced an EP of the same name arriving June 30.
The self-titled debut album from Matt Pond’s new group is out now via Bella Union.
With their new album Cruisin’ out now via Telephone Explosion, the Toronto-based nu-jazz collective lists some of their favorite tracks they’ve contributed to.
It’s the New Jersey punks’ first new music since 2014’s Get Hurt LP.
A visualizer for the single arrives alongside the London group’s full Lock Eyes and Collide EP.
The Chicago duo’s latest release officially drops this Friday via Take a Hike Records, followed by a release show at Schubas on May 4.
The track will appear on Santos’ newly announced solo LP New Wave in California, arriving July 14.
The jazzy R&B composer cites everyone from Karriem Riggins to Vince Guaraldi as inspiration for his latest collection of songs, out this week via Last Gang Records.
The Auckland folk-pop group’s fourth album Ceremony arrives this Friday via Ba Da Bing Records.
The self-directed visual from the East Coast rapper was inspired by an episode of The Sopranos.
News of the songwriter’s first album since 2017 arrives with a video for its lead single, “Summer Glass.”
Arriving June 9, Icon also features tracks with A Place to Bury Strangers, SUUNS, Patriarchy, and others.
The new track follows last year’s Mr. Baby EP.
As Nicolas Cage reteams with Nicholas Hoult in Renfield, we revisit the actors’ original pairing in a deeply human movie about weaving through all the fast food beverages life throws at you.
With his sophomore LP MotherFather out now, Yannick Ilunga shares 20 essential tracks from the musical and cultural movement he coined.
It’s the multimedia artist’s latest hard-hitting rap cut from their forthcoming Angels Everywhere EP, dropping this Friday.
Yvette Young breaks down each track on the mathy trio’s third full-length, out now on Triple Crown Records.
The East Coast rapper shares a trippy visual leading up to his Tony Seltzer–produced Pangea LP, arriving later this week via POW Recordings.
Chicago-based industrial-electronic musician Angel Marcloid shares a tracklist that spans genres in a way that parallels her new LP.
The lo-fi rock duo’s album PUFF is out on May 12 via We Are Busy Bodies.
David Schellenberg takes us deeper into the latest cut from the Winnipeg noise-punks’ forthcoming LP Wrong Dream.
Danny Lee Blackwell also fields questions about his newly announced fifth album Rajan, arriving July 14 via Suicide Squeeze and Fuzz Club.
Christine Fellows and The Weakerthans’ John K. Samson are featured on the track from Cylde Petersen’s forthcoming album The Wrack Line.
The Windhand vocalist’s second solo album drops April 21 via Relapse Records.
The LA-based outfit’s sophomore EP Dopamine Loop is out April 21 via Funeral Party Records.
After teasing new music this week, the pair are sharing “4EVA,” their debut collaborative single under the moniker, which features Pharrell Williams.
The Seattle grunge rockers riff on the worm-brain conservatism of the post-COVID era on their first album in five years, out now via Sub Pop.
The Brooklyn-based trio’s second album Vital Return will arrive August 18 via Good Eye Records.
Alexandra Lily Cohen’s sophomore album Apparition will arrive June 9 via Grind Select.
Co-written by The National’s Matt Berninger, the single serves as the title track to the songwriter’s first album in eight years which arrives tomorrow via Arts & Crafts.
The track precedes the dark-folk songwriter’s new album No Masters in Paradise, arriving in May.
Jonny Pierce will be hitting the road this summer for an extensive North American tour.
The months’ most discourse-worthy singles, according to our Senior Editor.
The East Coast rapper follows up his Punk Goes Drill+** tape with another alt-rock interpolation.
The single arrives with the news that the Seattle group’s fourth album Levitator will arrive June 2 via Nine Mile Records.
Meredith Johnston’s new LP Hometown Hero is out tomorrow.
The track will appear on the LA-based hip-hop duo’s debut album age of scorpio.
It’s the title track from their forthcoming sophomore album, arriving April 21.
Arriving with a self-directed video, the track will appear on Tyler’s newly revealed Call Me If You Get Lost deluxe edition arriving this Friday.
William Tyler joins the Portland-based songwriter on his latest single from Western Sky, out May 12 via Arrowhawk Records.
Roz Raskin’s sophomore LP create myself arrives this Friday via Community Records.
It’s the title track from the Athens psych-rockers’ sophomore album, out May 5 via Fire Records.
The track arrives with the news that their latest album This and Other Gestures will arrive June 2.
An Evening at Macri Park, his debut LP for Kill Rock Stars, is out May 12.
Alvvays, Weyes Blood, King Krule, and Kelela are among the other artists rounding out the lineup for the Chicago fest scheduled for the weekend of July 21.
With the band’s eighth and final LP turning 35 last week, how come no one born after 1988 seems to be aware of it?
The Mississippi-based songwriter shares her third single since signing with Big Legal Mess last year.
The track arrives with news of her debut album Don’t Take My Dream Away, arriving May 19 via Danger Collective.
The visual was inspired by David Bowie’s star turn in Nicolas Roeg’s 1977 cult sci-fi.
The Funs’ Jessee Rose Crane and Philip Lesicko will release their self-titled debut under the new moniker on April 14 via Born Yesterday Records.
Before returning to SXSW under his rap moniker, Buress shares a new version of his 2022 single.
Andrews’ fourth album Love for the Underdog arrives April 28 via Woodsist.
The Chicago trio’s new track is the latest from Fire Talk Records’ Open Tab imprint.
The La Luz vocalist’s sophomore solo record is out now via Hardly Art.
The track lands ahead of Husband’s upcoming tour of the Western US following a stint at SXSW.
The City Mouth–featuring single follows the pop-punk outfit’s 2020 LP Home Remedy.
With the album originally released in November, the latest visual was created by Cloakroom’s Bobby Markos.
Kicking off June 4, season six will claim Diplo, Rico Nasty, Tinashe, Lil Yachty, and more as victims.
Hopefully somewhere right now Bill Callahan is prepping a track called “Indigo De Souza.”
The new track lands with a set of headlining dates to follow the band’s appearance at SXSW.
The clip complements the single which is set to appear on Matthew Robert Cooper’s new album (Whirring Marvels In) Consensus Reality, arriving May 12 via Temporary Residence.
Patrick McDermott and Barry Walker’s new LP Long Cool World is out April 7 via Third Man Records.
Christian and Louie Baello share the set of songs they’ll have on repeat as they set off on their North American tour later this week.
On its tenth anniversary, Mark Perro discusses how the NYC guitar-rock group’s 2013 LP paved the way for the band to open up their sound.
The new single comes from the post-hardcore trio’s third LP Lost, out April 14 via Born Losers.