May 21, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Johanna Warren's nūmūn is an occasionally non-simpatico mix of timeless pastoral psych à la legends Linda Perhacs and Vashti Bunyan, and '90s Lilith stalwarts such as Natalie Merchant. More

May 20, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

This Israeli three-piece impressed psych fans at last year's SXSW, conjuring humongous, swirling clouds of melodic noise which seemed much too large to have come from such a compact lineup.  More

May 19, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

The Charlatans tend to come back strongly in the face of tragedy. The death of original keyboard player, Rob Collins, brought the group's immensely popular (in the U.K. anyway) Tellin' Stories. The still-fresh death of drummer Jon Brookes has evoked, Modern Nature, 12th album with the strongest songwriting in recent memory for the group, whose first release was 25 years ago. More

May 18, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Coming to the end of the "David Bowie Is..." exhibition, this U.K. singer/songwriter was reminded of reasons why she chose to pursue music: the creative freedom it allowed artists to explore, to change, and to push their own boundaries. Browsing Bowie's many transformations, she felt regret at holding on to one sound and persona. Soon after, Beth Jeans Houghton, formerly of the Hooves of Destiny, became Du Blonde. More

May 15, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Hot Chip have built a career on transcending and challenging the parameters of dance music. More

May 14, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Sometimes, different is good. Other times, it's bad. In the case of Wilder MindMumford & Sons' latest album, different is drastic. The band took a very public hiatus in late 2013, which finally concluded earlier this year.  More

May 14, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Just who is Patrick Watson? For the best part of the last decade the Canadian singer/songwriter has produced a stream of brittle, gorgeous records that fly high over many of his contemporaries. More

May 13, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Experimental music of the sort Tyondai Braxton makes is hugely interpretive: what you get out of it depends on what you put into it. More

Blanck Mass

Dumb Flesh

Sacred Bones

May 12, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

As one half of the Fuck Buttons, Benjamin John Power has spent the best part of a decade challenging our expectations of modern electronica. More