Sep 13, 2018 Web Exclusive

Through a relentless touring schedule, two flat-out pop-punk LPs, and a generous offering of EPs and mixtapes, Beach Slang and their leader, singer/songwriter James Alex, have become the smiling face of the brighter side of U.S. barroom punk rock.  More

Sep 11, 2018 Web Exclusive

"I have to believe that what we're making is the best thing I could have done." Pillar of Na, the fourth full-length album from Saintseneca, is the masterwork referenced above by Zac Little.  More

Sep 07, 2018 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Elizabeth Stokes of The Beths. More

Aug 30, 2018

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Cathal Cully, frontman for Northern Irish band Girls Names. More

Aug 24, 2018

To end out the week, we ask Sam Genders of Tunng some questions about endings and death. Genders and Mike Lindsay formed the British folktronica band back in 2003, releasing their debut album, Mother's Daughter and Other Songs in 2005. Today they have returned with Songs You Make At Night. More

Aug 22, 2018 Web Exclusive

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Joey DosikMore

Aug 21, 2018 Web Exclusive

I have a vivid recollection of when Editors swept into the frame of my life. I was quite literally engulfed in a dissertation at The University of Edinburgh, barely completing my master's program and frankly, in over my head.  More

Aug 17, 2018 Web Exclusive

Three years after 2015's Kintsugi, Seattle's Death Cab for Cutie are releasing their first album as a quintet, Thank You for Today. Founding guitarist/producer Chris Walla left the band following the recording of Kintsugi and didn't tour that album, but Thank You for Today sees touring guitarists/keyboardists Dave Depper and Zac Rae become official fulltime members (joining founding singer/guitarist Ben Gibbard, founding bassist Nick Harmer, and longtime drummer Jason McGerr).  More