Sep 22, 2016 Music Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Jenn Wasner is best known as the frontwoman of Baltimore indie-rock duo Wye Oak, but over the last few years, she's demonstrated a tendency to transcend genre and other limitations. More

Sep 21, 2016 Music Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Following quickly on the heels of several EPs and last year's excellent debut LP, The Things We Do to Find People Who Think Like UsBeach Slang has quickly released the follow-up less than a year later.  More

Sep 20, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

After collaborating to produce one of the top five best-selling albums of all time, a schism grew between singer Meat Loaf and songwriter Jim Steinman. It took them 16 years to make amends and follow Bat Out of Hell with its potent sequel, Bat Out of Hell II; however, their peace treaty was short-lived. More

Sep 19, 2016 Music Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Devendra Banhart is an artist. Recently, the music for which he is widely recognized has been demarcated by periods of his lesser known visual art, where open hearted interaction with forms and figures may be shaping his recordings. More

Frank Ocean

Blonde

Boys Don't Cry

Sep 16, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

"Pink + White," one of the standout tracks from Frank Ocean's latest album, Blonde, would have fit nicely on his last proper album, 2012's Channel Orange. More

Frank Ocean

Endless

Boys Don't Cry/Def Jam

Sep 16, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

There finally comes a moment in Frank Ocean's Endless, at about the 18-minute mark, when the entire affair finally isn't completely dull. At long last the characters in the California musician's visual album begin painting the boxes that we just spent a dozen minutes watching them saw and piece together the boards for.  More

Sep 15, 2016 Music Web Exclusive

Following hot on the heels of last year's Beyoncé and Radiohead style surprise release Star Wars is this oddly-named follow-up, perhaps a direct nod to Harry Nilsson's similarly titled Nilsson Schmilsson. More

Trentemøller

Fixion

In My Room

Sep 15, 2016 Music Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

Anders Trentemøller has always been a fly-by-the-seat-of-the-pants producer. He pays attention mainly to atmosphere and the instruments of his design get revealed in the process.  More

Phantogram

Three

Republic

Sep 14, 2016 Music Issue #58 - The Protest Issue

A few minutes into the latest Phantogram record and you would be forgiven for expecting nothing more than a collection of mundane dark electronica. More