2014 Festivals and Hype
Photographs from various festivals of all sizes in the US and abroad. Crowdsurfing not required.
Underground America 2014
Celebrating the photographers and performers at DIY spaces, small venues, record shops, and other locations.
The Best Albums of 2014
No need to look anywhere else. This is the definitive list.
The Best Music Writing of 2014
Sometimes we read other publications. Sometimes.
The last nights of Death by Audio
Photographer Julia Bee documented the final shows at Death by Audio on film.
METZ, Protomartyr, Nots, and more at Death by Audio
The line for this DBA show went around the corner on Kent Avenue, in frigid weather, and the lineup wasn’t announced beforehand.
The Chain Letter Interviews: CMJ 2014 Pt. 2
With Heems, Protomartyr, Small Wonder, the Heliotropes, and Austria’s Sex Jams.
A day at Cake Shop with Protomartyr, Sex Jams, Heliotropes, and more
Do yourself a favor and see Sex Jams live the next time they come to town from Austria.
Protomartyr, Creepoid, Love as Laughter, and Eaters at Death by Audio
One of the strongest bills to take place this week wasn’t one for CMJ. Kudos to Inland Empire, Hardly Art and DBA.
A CMJ 2014 Consensus of the Best & Worst Moments
Destroying our livers to bring you the minor details.
Narrowly escaping danger at Gonerfest 11
The yearly punk outing in Memphis invites the global punk community to a Heartland haven.
Institute, Salt EP
Institute open the experimental flood gates to wash away the constraints of post-punk.
The Best Shows of CMJ 2014
Someone needed to get Type A about these scheduling conflicts.
Cropped Out Festival 2014: Day 3
They’ll take that applause: Protomartyr and others close out another edition of Cropped Out in Louisville, KY.
Cropped Out announces insane lineup for year V
Marking the first time you’ll ever say, ‘I can’t wait to go to Kentucky!’