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.
Mother Mother, Grief Chapter
A powerful meditation on the real nature of death, their ninth album demonstrates that the Vancouver five-piece hasn’t settled into anything even remotely routine.
Fucked Up, The Chemistry of Common Life: Revisionist History
The Canadian punks’ Polaris-winning sophomore LP proved that hardcore could stray outside of its traditionally narrow confines without sacrificing the band’s reputation within the genre.
Friko, Where we’ve been, Where we go from here
Fueled by the same raw and unfiltered emotional gravitas that haunted Bright Eyes’ early recordings, the Chicago duo’s lush debut draws you into a rich, layered world.
Peter Anspach and Rick Mitarotonda discuss the band’s new album Dripfield, staying level-headed, and their official take on jam bands.
Reflections on the latest installment of Wilco’s weekend festival in North Adams, Massachusetts—and a few that preceded it.
The Colorado-based group’s album is out now via Die Jim Crow Records, a non-profit record label for formerly and currently incarcerated musicians.
Jim James, Carl Broemel, and Bo Koster discuss releasing their new self-titled album in a post-band world for our latest digital cover story.
Saying goodbye to the Silver Jew, David Berman.
On lost love, recovery, and music at Solid Sound 2019.
The celebrated indie auteur looks to make her mark in television on Mark and Jay Duplass’s HBO anthology series.
Halfway through the show’s final season, the HBO show’s co-creator reflects on what it all means.
It didn’t just help define a band: It formed how a generation would abandon singularity for fusion. A quarter-century after its release, we can trace our cultural evolution to the Beastie Boys’ third record.
Season five of FX’s Cold War drama has arrived at an…interesting…time in contemporary Russian/American relations. But some themes are universal.
The comic, actor, and podcaster explores life after infidelity in his new HBO series.
The stand-up comedian talks about the possibilities for comedy under the new administration ahead of her appearance at Riot LA.
“My generation was not tainted by the fantasy of Leia, but rather encouraged to aspire to the love of women like her.”
The Showtime drama, which was just renewed for an eighth season, offers a brutally humanizing portrayal of lower-class American life.
Chris Hardwick and Marc Maron approach the entertainment industry in wildly different ways. But both help us to escape the culture of the soundbite.
Following the announcement of lead singer Gord Downie’s terminal cancer diagnosis, Mike Spry explains how The Tragically Hip speak to the Canadian soul.
Will Oldham talks about his new album, which compiles material from three Peel Sessions recorded decades ago.