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
October 18, 2016
AJJ, “Disposable Everything”
The Phoenix folk-punks’ eighth LP feels more post-/mid-apocalyptic than foreshadowing of it while maintaining the band’s wonderful mix of pathos and humor.
On their ninth album, the Malian outfit moves further through their exploratory desert-blues aesthetic by interlocking their groove with the sounds of American country music.
Thee Oh Sees, “Live at Levitation”
This 2012 recording from the Austin psych-rock festival makes the argument that the band can prove their mettle in just 40 minutes.
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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