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.
Norah Jones, Come Away with Me [20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition]
The full-bodied anniversary collection paints a wilder portrait of Jones’ debut, displaying a surprising angularity and nervous energy.
Black Star, No Fear of Time
Over 20 years since their sole album together, the latest from Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli never reaches the skies of their debut, or the full flower of the talents of anyone involved.
Florence + the Machine, Dance Fever
The beats on Florence Welch’s fifth album are more physical than ever, and the lyrics are darkly comic—all in service to that thrilling feeling of dancing on the edge of a knife.
In 2008, Atlanta’s preeminent indie rock band made a record to become more than just that—but only tentatively so.
The Portland trio called it quits this week, but for many, they leave behind a fiery legacy that can’t be put out.
The proggy psych septet destroyed any traditional conception of a release cycle last year, but each of their five LPs are worth talking about on their own.
With an art exhibit and a debut solo album to offer, the ever-busy lyricist and visual artist opens up on his creative process with expected verbosity and frankness.
To love The War on Drugs, to gain a deeper understanding like the title of their latest album suggests, is to constantly return to the echoing canyons of dreamy classic rock they’ve spent over a decade now forming.