Jun 23, 2017

Not all musicians are political, and not all those who are think too deeply on the subject. That cannot be said of the members of Algiers, half of whom lay out concerns and hopes for the future in our interview this week. This week's column also tackles Republican healthcare plans, lost elections, disturbing footage, and memorials.  More

Jun 23, 2017

When it comes to good rock and roll music, the best combos out there are the ones for whom the subcategories don't mean a thing. Really, though: how much rote emo, electroclash, chamber-pop, gangsta rap, witchhouse, garage rock (the '00s revival, I mean, not the actual thing), whatever, has ever held up past its sell-by date?  More

Jun 23, 2017

Foxygen released a new album, Hang, back in January via Jagjaguwar. Now they have covered Jessica Pratt's "On Your Own Love Again." Listen to it below. The song is part of Amazon's Songs of Summer original playlistMore

Jun 23, 2017

The xx released a new albumI See You, back in January via Young Turks. Today they are releasing a digital deluxe edition of the album. It includes an acoustic demo version of "Brave For You," recorded in Marfa, Texas.  More

Jun 23, 2017

Grizzly Bear are releasing a new albumPainted Ruins, on August 18 via RCA. Previously they have shared two tracks from the album, "Three Rings" and "Mourning Sound."  More

Jun 22, 2017

Arcade Fire are releasing a new albumEverything Now, on July 28 via their new label Columbia. They have previously shared a video for the album's title track, "Everything Now," announced a tour, and shared a funny fake cereal ad/teaser video for another song from the album, "Creature Comfort," as well as a full on video for "Creature Comfort."  More

Jun 22, 2017

New York-based trio Beach Fossils released a great new albumSomersault, back at the beginning of the month via Bayonet. Now they have shared a video for "Sugar." In it the band skateboard around their native New York. Justin Carlson shot, directed, and edited the video. More

Jun 22, 2017

Los Angeles sister trio HAIM are releasing a new albumSomething to Tell You, on July 7 via Columbia. Now they have shared a video for previously shared single "Want You Back." Jake Schreier directed the subtle clip. More

Jun 22, 2017

This Friday, Radiohead are releasing a deluxe reissue of their landmark 1997 album OK Computer in honor of its 20th anniversary. It is being dubbed as OKNOTOK and includes a remastered version of the original album, eight B-sides, and three previously unreleased tracks from the era: "I Promise," "Lift," and "Man of War." More