Cover features with artist Sage Vaughn and Miguel in conversation with Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova, plus Vince Staples, Tim & Eric, Shepard Fairey, Torres, and more.
FLOOD Issue 07
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.
With “≠,” the producer known as DSARDY aims to address technology’s dehumanizing effects by enlisting the help of the industry’s preeminent humans.
The author and philosopher (and former professional inline skater) tells us what it is to be awesome, and how to live with the power of awesomeness inside you.
Following one of his largest-ever solo shows, the street art icon reflects on how he got here.
From stilt-walking to viral rap videos, your guess as to where the “GLOW” star will appear next is as good as ours.
The Montreal pop duo experiments with optimistic themes on their latest musical cocktail.
“Don’t Break Down” looked like a movie that might never see the light of day. And then the Jawbreaker reunion happened.
More than twenty years after a bitter dissolution, the modern punk legends have rejoined. Here, members of the Jawbreaker scene and story recount the saga and impact of one of the heaviest—and most literary—bands ever.
Nico Segal’s Chicago quartet is exploring what jazz music can and should be in 2017.
Rather than avoiding the ordinary details of our landscape, the LA photographer is focusing on them—and abstracting them into something new.
A true West Coast artist, Sage Vaughn embodies all the color and life that goes along with living next to the Pacific. In this in-depth conversation, we get an inside look at his outside world.
Mackenzie Scott maps out the mental spaces, color palettes, and newfound sensuality that influenced her third LP.
The composer and synthesist dives into the visually rich world of the greatest anime filmmaker of all time.
Don’t call it slacker rock, but the Atlanta trio provide only the bare minimum.
Back before Weird Internet was truly a thing, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim were practically swimming in it. Ten years after they changed comedy, we look back on the making and legacy of “Awesome Show, Great Job!”
The creator and star of IFC’s webseries “Neurotica” is here to help you deal.
Fringe representatives of LA, the Jagjaguwar signees are building their own planet right here on Earth.
Oscars, Schmoscars. We’ve got the real winners of the family right here.
Our latest print edition features Miguel in conversation with Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova, and an in-depth chat with artist Sage Vaughn.
In the post-Trump world, everyone has an obligation to be political. But that doesn’t mean that we still don’t want to dance. Miguel and Nadya Tolokonnikova are figuring out how to do both.
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