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.
Devendra Banhart, Flying Wig
With the aid of producer Cate Le Bon, the psych-folk songwriter’s Mexican Summer debut swaps crinkly textures for something uncharacteristically glossy.
Kylie Minogue, Tension
The electropop trailblazer’s 16th LP reignites her commitment to small reinventions in order to suit the modern pop landscape.
The Singaporean songwriter and producer diverges from the predominantly gitchy stylings of their previous release and explores heavenly sounding guitar-based melodies.
In 15 all-too-brief minutes, the LA freak-pop songwriter paints pressing existential issues as simple facts of life in America, the man-made horrors of our everyday existence.
Angel and Lulu Prost talk putting fun first on the sibling duo’s latest collection of songs, Speed Run.
The New Orleans punk quartet talk their new LP Endure, Florida goth clubs, partying through the fall of Western civilization, and being here to freak.
This new collection presents a curated overview of two brilliant creative minds at a formative stage of their development.
The Chicago rapper discusses his foray into the legal weed game, how he’s giving back, and where he’s going next.
The trio’s self-titled third album offers a type of pleasure that’s hard to find much of these days: complex but uncomplicated, emotionally intelligent, and aimed at transcendence.
On his fifth full-length, Kendrick takes a deep look in the mirror and challenges his audience to start doing the hard work on ourselves that we’ve been avoiding.
Hayden Anhedonia discusses her debut album Preacher’s Daughter and the endless possibilities of rewriting the pop star formula.
The hyperpop duo’s second LP is dense with sugary hooks, surprising ideas, and the self-assuredness of a band that’s fully aware of how good it’s getting.
From her days in Odd Future to her new solo album Broken Hearts Club, we talked to Syd about how LA’s diverse pockets of forward-thinking music have helped her push the boundaries of her own sound.
Deakin walks us through the writing process for the band’s 11th LP—their first as a four-piece since 2012.
The ex-YouTuber’s latest LP offers yet another stylistic makeover, this time diving into punchy, crunchy, ’90s-style grunge-pop.
Azniv Korkejian brings a new level of craft and confidence to her third album, proving sometimes the best direction is just to dig deeper.
Halsey’s unexpected collaboration with Trent Reznor is possibly the most recklessly ambitious pop album of the year—and for sure one of the catchiest.
The French producer discusses his debut solo album, which taps into a vibrant palette of sound and imagery lifted from the ’70s.
The duo’s first new music in ten years takes a frank look at personal and political collapsitarianism.
The Chicago-reared rapper returned home before recording his latest project, the “V TAPE” EP, and engaging in the city’s turbulent moment in politics.