Dream Police

Hypnotized

Sacred Bones

Jan 07, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

You've got to love a good side-project. This one features two members of The Men messing around with synths and loops and, you know what, it's great.  More

OK Go

Hungry Ghosts

Paracadute

Jan 07, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

OK Go may always be known for their endlessly brilliant and creative music videos, but taken on its own, their music stands as probably our best approximation of the kind of once-prevalent power-pop the radio used to be interested in. More

Jan 06, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

The newly re-formed Big Star made its debut on 4/25/93 at Missouri University. That gig, documented on the live album Columbia, set the stage for something of a second life for the power pop icons, with The Posies' Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer filling out the lineup.  More

Jan 05, 2015 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

Jason Molina's desperate caterwaul of a voice may have never found a better home than the Rust Belt folk he produced on 2002's Didn't It Rain. More

Dec 23, 2014 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

This six-disc box set finally unearths the entirety of Dylan's mythical '67 home-recordings with The Band. More

Dec 23, 2014 Music Issue #52 - January/February 2015 - St. Vincent

The period between 1966 and 1968 saw Bob Dylan write and record some of the best material of his career. Those freewheelin' sessions where he laid down tracks with his pals in The Band became the subject of fans and bootleggers alike who couldn't get enough of these songs that deviated so far from what they were used to hearing. More

She & Him

Classics

Columbia

Dec 22, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

At long last, the legacy of She & Him, the passion project of guitar and studio wunderkind M. Ward and surprisingly good singer/actress Zooey Deschanel, was never going to be innovation. More

Steve Gunn

Way Out Weather

Paradise Of Bachelors

Dec 19, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Steve Gunn continues his drift from the avant-garde world into popular music with another folk-tinged, guitar-worshiping set of tunes here, blending the long and varied history of hypnotic guitar into a perfectly pensive collection. More

Dec 18, 2014 Music Web Exclusive

Since the dissolution of Sonic Youth, the world's foremost purveyors of organized noise and guitar feedback, Thurston Moore has been busy with side projects, none of which sounded particularly like his primary band. More