Dec 09, 2016 Web Exclusive
Ten years ago, Colin Meloy and his merry band of murder balladeers broke out from the indie label circuit with their Capitol Records debut, The Crane Wife. By that point, we all knew The Decemberists as a quirky Portland outfit with a flare for folk-tinged storytelling and a particular appeal to bookish liberal arts majors.
Dec 08, 2016 Web Exclusive
American Wrestlers' Goodbye Terrible Youth tackles the most difficult obstacle for any young, lo-fi, "bedroom pop" act: learning how to make your sound bigger and clearer without sanding off any of the appealingly rough edges.
Dec 07, 2016 Web Exclusive
Kurt Wagner's ever-reliable Nashville outfit Lambchop hasn't been heard from since 2012's Mr. M, but last year Wagner and a couple buddies got together to release an excellent, subdued electronic album under the name HeCTA.
Track-by-Track: of Montreal on “Lousy With Sylvianbriar” - The Complete Interview
Kevin Barnes on the the Band's 12th Album
Oct 21, 2013 Web Exclusive
For our Track-by-Track feature, we go in-depth with an artist about each song on their new album. This week we are featuring of Montreal's Lousy With Sylvianbriar, and for the next three days we'll post commentary by frontman Kevin Barnes on all of the album's songs.
Oct 20, 2016 Issue #58 - The Protest Issue
In terms of popularity, Superman is a paradox among superheroes. He is the heroic archetype, iconic and eternal. But when it comes to actual stories, nothing outside of his origins really come to mind, and most fans would even admit that the overpowered nature of Superman's abilities just makes him boring.
Dec 06, 2016 Web Exclusive
In Claire King's new novel, we meet Baptiste Molino, a therapist with a curious history. The book follows Baptiste, painting a picture of the struggles of life, love, happiness, longing, and friendship.