The Los Angeles Issue
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.
Janelle Monáe, The Age of Pleasure
With breezy R&B melodies and roomy Afrobeat arrangements to guide her, Monáe turns from robotic sci-fi to the earthly influence of Fela Kuti for her latest loll through Wondaland.
Jimmy Whispers, The Search for God
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.
Jess Williamson, Time Ain’t Accidental
On her fifth solo album, Williamson avoids one-dimensional break-up clichés to create a complex work of conventional country-style riffs and more modern instrumentation.