Oct 01, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

White Lung is pissed and we better listen. More

Electric Youth

Innerworld

Secretly Canadian

Sep 30, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

It's unusual to hear modern Italo Disco outside of the Italians Do It Better umbrella house, but apparently Canadians do it just as well. More

Sep 30, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Does Half-Handed Cloud sound quite a bit like Sufjan Stevens? Yes, definitely. But this is a project put out by Asthmatic Kitty and produced by none other than Stevens himself. More

Sep 29, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Christopher Owens, ex-Girls frontman, has named his record A New Testament despite the fact that it sounds like something you've heard hundreds of times before. More

Sep 29, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

The Rural Alberta Advantage are best seen live, where their acoustic crescendos and Nils Edenloff's Jeff Mangum-esque vocal acrobatics impress most. More

Sep 26, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

We can be honest here. Unless you're somewhat unbelievably hip, we can agree the main reason we know about The Vaselines is Kurt Cobain. More

Sep 26, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

The Proper Ornaments are happy-when-it-rains Londoners. Wooden Head, their sophomore album, plays like history's best jangly, nocturnal guitar bands being reduced to whisper levels (imagine the circular, noir-ish surf licks of Marquee Moon,"Just Like Honey," and early Felt emanating from a distant neighbor's window). More

Gulp

Season Sun

Everloving

Sep 25, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Gulp's Season Sun is to psychedelic rock what low-THC marijuana is to psychedelic drugs. More

Sep 24, 2014 Music Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J

Every year deserves a keyboard record crying out to be performed in a concert hall instead of a club. In 2014, Perfume Genius's Too Bright is that record. More