Week in Pop: Joseph Black, Kazitexx, Linqua Franqa
Cool Calm Chrys, phem, Strawberry Mountain, guest selections by U.S. Girls.
Week in Pop: ETA, Mommy Long Legs, Natural Velvet
Metro Riders, Siberian Traps, Studio_Dad, guest selections by John Fryer.
Week in Pop: Foster Olson, Pangs, Rainsford
Crumb, Nerve Leak, Sarah P., guest selections by Mozart’s Sister.
The Lemon Twigs, Pixx, Methyl Ethel Play 4AD Revue at Irving Plaza
Merchandise, “Flower of Sex”
Flowers in everything
U.S. Girls, “Damn That Valley”
Loss comes to life.
Future Islands and the Best Year Ever
2014 marked a significant step forward for the band, but it was still only one step.
Week in Pop: Devereaux, Grand Vapids, Jay Soul, Matthew Melton, Snowday
Great Pagans, Piers, Sunbeam Sound Machine, The Controversy, co-curated by Soft as Snow.
Week in Pop: Backwords, Empty Moon, Friend Roulette, Leisure, Lowbanks
Boy + Kite, Buscabulla, Shotty, Silk Rhodes, Vogue Dots, co-curated by Exray’s.
The Inward Trajectory of Merchandise’s Carson Cox
As the band continues its ascension, Cox’s comfort zone remains intact.
The Best Music of August 2014
Zero space for fake trendy bullshit.
Merchandise, After The End
Merchandise might seem pop-ready on paper, but After The End sustains a deep tension.
Grimes declines Ice Bucket Challenge
She and Pamela Anderson take a stand against animal testing to cure disease.
Future Islands, “Doves” (Vince Clarke Remix)
Vince Clarke has a new, bass drum-banging interpretation of Future Islands’s “Doves”.
Camera Obscura’s Gavin Dunbar on fatherhood
Everything changes when your child first smiles at you.