Angel Olsen and actor Daveed Diggs grace the covers of this issue, along with features on Alex Cameron, Deap Vally, Clipping, Jonathan Lethem, and more.
FLOOD Issue 05
HEALTH, “RAT WARS”
The group’s fifth album continues to solidify their goth-industrial aesthetic while remaining first and foremost a pop album—albeit one wrapped in leather and spikes.
DJ Rashad, “Double Cup” [10th Anniversary Reissue]
Packaged with new artwork and a single bonus track, the main argument for this reissue’s existence is introducing Rashad to a new generation of dance, rap, electro, house, juke, and, yes, footwork fans.
Peter Gabriel, “i/o”
The broadly poetic tales of ordinary madness on the Genesis co-founder’s first LP of new original material in over two decades are often spare and daringly melodic.
How a comic about an anxiety-ridden “little gentleman” with a serious aversion to liver and onions became one of the most beloved cartoons of its era.
“It was important to me that none of them were victims of the film.”
True to his past, living in the present, and crafting visions of the future, Daveed Diggs travels through time—and wishes for more of it—on a mission to redefine “normal.”
On its fortieth anniversary, the sci-fi classic is getting a 4K re-release. Here, the earthlings involved—including cinematographer Tony Richmond and Bowie’s co-star Candy Clark—talk about the moment the star became a man.
After responding to initial fame and acclaim by moving to a small town, Angel Olsen has quickly solidified herself as one of the brightest lights in music. And with “My Woman,” her new LP, she’s ready to present who she truly is—whether you want to run up that hill with her or not.
Some parents dress their kids up like superheroes. Some dress their kids up like athletes. But Sadie and Arlo’s parents dress them up like their favorite album covers.
Like a New Orleans hotel is only gonna have one bar.
This isn’t your grandmother’s cross-stitching. Unless your grandmother has a thing for Paul Thomas Anderson and has sold work to Ai Weiwei.
The LA duo and comedian Liza Treyger talk crocheting caps for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and taking babies on tour.
Featuring cover stories on Daveed Diggs and Angel Olsen.
The author of “Motherless Brooklyn” and “The Fortress of Solitude” on the inspiration behind his new novel, “A Gambler’s Anatomy.”
For the married duo behind the Charleston, South Carolina, Americana act, there is no line between music and life.
Exploring the director’s universe with Fred Willard, Bob Balaban, and Ed Begley Jr.
Cut from the streets of Memphis, this punk quartet turns the cacophony of city living into a symphony of distortion and dread—as well as hope.
Normal is never normal for the LA experimental hip-hop trio.
A lounge act for the darkest recesses of your mind, Sydney’s latest (and greatest) musical export uses his Secretly Canadian debut to contort into a variety of shapes—none of which may be his own.
Justin Vernon takes us deep into the Wisco woods.
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