Jay Arner, “Crystal Ball”
Smoke-shrouded pop from the synth whiz’s sophomore LP.
Jangle pop attuned to destructive tendencies.
Week in Pop: ETA, Foxtails Brigade, Rich Jones, Roidz
Lisa Prank, Traaps, VUM, guest selections by Open Mike Eagle.
Week in Pop: Babysitter, Gagarin, Mother Room, Reservations
Cancellieri, Gary Wilson, Liphemra, Middle Ocean, Pet Lions, Steve Taylor, & Renny Wilson guest stars.
Week in Pop: Intimatchine, Jordannah, Plush, Voice Coils, Web of Sunsets
Ancient River, J Fernandez, Oddly Even, Omega Swan, with guest selections from Downtown Boys.
Tough Age, “Nicolas Bragg” (CUB cover)
From Tough Age’s EP of ALL CUB COVERS.
Week in Pop: Anais Aida, Barbarian, Reighnbeau & BK Beats, Saskwatch
Featuring Au.Ra, Calypso, Isaac Rother, Jack Name, TWMTH, co-curated by Heems.
Energy Slime, “Only Clouds”
From Jay Arner’s short and synthy debut release with partner Jessica Delisle.
The Flesh Second with Seamus Dalton of Monomyth
On storing your skin in a jar in order to discover a familiar hum, possibly of Mars Volta.
Week in Pop: Ablebody, The Coasts, Pink Mountaintops, Tomboy
With The Darcys, PHOX, & more.
Jarrett of Tough Age's Top Marvel Comic Characters of the 90s
Putting his day job as a comic clerk to critical use.
Week in Pop: Jared Bartman, Keith Top Of The Pops, Space Fight
Peoria, IL indie, Top of the DIY Pop charts, New Jersey by London galaxy-fighting dudes.
Week in Pop: A Lily, LX Sweat, The Starfolk, VUM
With exclusive remixes from Aïsha Devi and Paco Sala, insights from FatCat's James Vella, etc.
Week in Pop: Blackbear & The Surf Bums, QUARTERBACKS, So Many Wizards, Such Hounds
Road flicks, Dean Engle’s football fixations, Nima Kazerouni returns, New Paltz’s Hounds of love.
Week in Pop: Audacity, Blac Hollywood, Brandon Nickell, The Cloak Ox, Dazzletine, Little Band of Sailors
Fullerton reports, Vancouver vibes, memory art, Andrew Broder, P-burgh glam, & Rachel Mason's world.