Oct 20, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Romanticizing the past can easily metamorphose into cheap nostalgia. On first blush, Metronomy's newest, Summer 08feels like a prime candidate to succumb to this malady. More

Oct 17, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Wye Oak's fifth studio album Tween was a surprise release. But as singer/guitarist Jenn Wasner explains, the move was more a tribute to the nature of the material than an attempt to mimic industry heavy-hitters.  More

Oct 14, 2016 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk toSpringtime Carnivore (aka Greta Morgan).  More

Oct 13, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

When Will Sheff started writing the songs that would become Okkervil River's eighth full-length release, Away, everything seemed wrong. He had sat by his grandfather's side as he wasted away and died in a hospice.  More

Oct 11, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

When Natasha Khan began dreaming up the concept that would become her fourth full-length release, she wasn't sure she was making an album. In fact, she wasn't even sure she was making music at all. More

Oct 10, 2016 Web Exclusive

Still Corners released their third album, Dead Bluea few weeks back via the band's own label, Wrecking Light Records. It is the follow-up to 2013's Strange Pleasures, their criminally under-appreciated dream-pop album that was released by Sub Pop. More

Oct 07, 2016 Web Exclusive

To end out the week, we ask Springtime Carnivore (aka Greta Morgan) some questions about endings and death. Springtime Carnivore's sophomore album, Midnight Room, is out today via Autumn Tone. More

Oct 05, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Sharon Jones fully knows the power of soul music. She also knows the power of cancer research and treatment. That's because it's helped her battle and fend off her pancreatic cancer the last three years.  More

Oct 03, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

In the 12 years since Kevin Barnes hit the reset button on of Montreal with 2004's Satanic Panic in the Attic, his muses have pulled him in an almost unimaginable variety of directions. More