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.
Depeche Mode, Memento Mori
The sonic sparseness of the band’s fifteenth album—and first since the passing of co-founder Andrew Fletcher—is a welcome retreat from their more conventional forays into universality over the past decade.
Providing a welcome retreat from reality, Anthony Gonzalez’s ninth LP shines so bright it should come with a special pair of sunglasses.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra, V
On their fifth album, the New Zealand outfit take their once-exploratory sound one step further toward full-fledged AOR.
The mini-doc includes: Zac Carper of FIDLAR discussing how he drinks his coffee with slabs of butter, how he developed The Frights’ sound, and how working with the trio helped him reconnect with reality.
Soft Hair is every bit as curious as the personae the musicians have created within the moniker.
The Twin Cities trio Animal Lover released their debut Stay Alive in September, but they’ve hardly slowed down since. The band recently wrapped…
The indie rockers from Manchester Orchestra, who made the “acoustic” soundtrack for “Swiss Army Man”—out now on DVD and Blu-ray—share their favorite moments in which film and music blend seamlessly to create the perfect scene.
The avant-garde Berlin duo drops the 3D video for their latest single.
Keep your head in the clouds with the LA sextet.
Plus four other out-of-the-box fashion collaborations.
The band’s full set airs next Tuesday on WorldArts.
Brooklynites gone wild!
From the group’s self-titled farewell record.
It’s the latest episode of the Galaxy Barn Series, part of the Oregon festival’s Spring Season.
Zach Rogue and Pat Spurgeon pare down tracks from April’s “Delusions of Grand Fur.”
Earnest crooning and intriguing set decorations brought the singer-songwriter’s music to life
Regrettably, the resulting ten tracks are a confusing and muddied mélange.
“Ghost Modern,” Geographer’s third full-length, is an intricate, yet sometimes overwhelmingly crowded listening experience.
Multi-instrumentalist Chris Ward returns under the soulful, psych-pop moniker Tropics with a sophomore offering that whittles down his influences and settles on a new focus, in both aesthetic and overall message.
Now, four albums in—each featuring a revolving door of talented buddies to jam with—the spacey psych-rock group has successfully shed the “spin-off” stigma with the aptly titled “Man It Feels Like Space Again.”
Milo Greene definitely still know how to make a catchy record with “Control,” but with the band drifting away from their dreamy indie-folk twinges, it’s hard not to wonder at what cost.
Here’s a fun fact: Jack White worked as an upholsterer in Detroit before the White Stripes came to fruition. Here’s…
We’ve remained faithful viewers of The Walking Dead since its premiere in 2010, gluing our eyes to the television screen every week…
It’s no secret that Stephen Colbert is massive Lord of the Rings fan (he’s got Aragorn and Bilbo’s swords in his studio and…
Alex Winston knows how to turn heads quickly. Case in point: the Detroit-born songstress has just released her soaring single “Careless.” Classically…
Clever craftsman Dan Deacon has premiered his music video for “Feel the Lightning” to accompany today’s announcement of his new album Gliss…
It’s no secret that in-flight beverages have always tended to be on the bland side. Maybe it was cool to…
With December finally here, the holiday season is in full-swing. That means that instead of spending your coveted, lazy weekends to…
Released right on queue with this month’s full moon, Hanni El Khatib‘s video for “Moonlight” is eerie and disturbing, but it’s…
Georgia Nott, one-half of the New Zealand duo Broods, discusses the creation of their debut, Evergreen, one of the breakthrough records of the year.
Earlier this week, Australian electronic duo Flight Facilities released their debut LP Down to Earth. Now they’ve shared a music video for…
Happy National Cat Day! Perhaps you’re lucky enough to share your life with a little fluff ball, but if you…
José González will release his first solo album in seven years this upcoming February, a debut in sharing wholly original…
Although it reaches for life and vigor, Hold My Home seems to still be on the hunt for its soul.
Just when you thought festival season was over, San Francisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival sneaks up with a weekend full of art, food, beer, and duh…great music.
While its title may hint at a bow towards sluggish and stale, Still Life is anything but.
Blending the opposing worlds of tender gospel and dark rock has given Hozier a solid album, but the ability to adapt will give him a career.
There’s no doubt that a bright future is in the cards for this duo, with immense talent as heard this debut, but they need to come out from under the shadow of other indie-pop trends to truly last.
When The Growlers’ home studio burnt to the ground in a freak fireworks accident, it was unclear what the band would make of the ashes. Somewhere amidst that immense loss, the band’s newfound nomadic lifestyle would ultimately serve as the overarching theme for “Chinese Fountain.”
Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley have come quite a way since living on a sailboat, but Tennis’s third album Ritual in Repeat is as buoyant and enjoyable as ever.
As proven with their 2013 debut Trip Trap Attack, Beach Day know how to make surf-pop tunes that urge you to plunge into the nearest body of water.
Got A Girl came to fruition when Dan “The Automator” Nakamura (Gorillaz, Deltron 3030) was working on Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, met Mary Elizabeth Winstead—who induced severe swooning in her role as Ramona Flowers—and both thought, “Why the hell not make music together?”
After the two bonded over similar musical tastes, the rockers decided to try their hand at creating a fuzzed-up, dreamy pop-rock record together. Careers is loosely wound, yet structurally focused.