News

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Telekinesis, Weyes Blood, Piroshka, and More

Plus The Drums, Cass McCombs, Tamaryn, James Blake, C Duncan, Glen Hansard, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 18, 2019

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2019. This week's list includes tracks from freshly announced albums (Strand of Oaks, The Drums, Tamaryn, C Duncan, Glen Hansard), as well as by artists who have already made this list with previous songs from their upcoming albums (Telekinesis, Piroshka, Cass McCombs).  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Good, The Bad, & The Queen; Piroshka; Cherry Glazerr; and More

Plus Murray A. Lightburn, Julia Jacklin, Nilüfer Yanya, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 09, 2018

There might still be nearly two months left in 2018, but 2019 album announcements have been coming hard and fast of late. The Top 10 of this week's Songs of the Week is packed with first and second singles from albums due out next January or February, although not our #1, that album is due out next week. More

Nov 09, 2018

Australia's Methyl Ethel, the band led by Jake Webb, have announced a new album, Triage, and shared a video for a new song from it, "Real Tight." More

Jun 13, 2017

The Drums are releasing a new album"Abysmal Thoughts" (the quote marks are part of the title), this Friday (June 16) via ANTI-. Previously they shared its first single, "Blood Under My Belt," as well as a video for the song, and the tracks "Heart Basel" and "Head of the Horse." More

Premiere: Methyl Ethel Mixtape (Roskilde Edition)

Festival Goes Down June 25-July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark

Jun 20, 2016

Roskilde starts a week from today. Thankfully, we’ve got this new mixtape from Methyl Ethel to help us get pumped up for our week of shows.  More


Interviews

The End: Jake Webb of Methyl Ethel

Acceptance and Readiness

Mar 15, 2019

To end out the week, we ask Jake Webb of Methyl Ethel some questions about endings and death. More


Reviews

Triage

Triage

4AD

Feb 18, 2019

When 4AD launched in 1980 it quickly became the most trusted label for fans of independent and eclectic music. Not quite so much anymore. While still priding itself as an outlet for independent bands, the label's music has become a bit less trustworthy. And so it is with Methyl Ethel's Triage, the Australian trio's third album. More