Beverly Bryan

Interviews

Dominican Punks La Armada Dream of Hardcore without Borders

Stream the Santo Domingo-turned-Chicago thrashy hardcore band's fiery, bracingly political new album, 'Anti-Colonial Vol. 1.'
Beverly Bryan
3.28.18
Interviews

The Black Angels Sing a Dark, Psychedelic New Death Song

We get heavy with the Austin psych rock greats about life, death, love, and their politically-charged sixth album.
Beverly Bryan
5.7.17
Interviews

Bassel and The Supernaturals Face Syria's Urgent Crisis with Timeless Soul

Syrian-American musician Bassel Almadani translates his grief into soul, funk, and activism; stream his emotional new album
Beverly Bryan
2.21.17
Premieres

Be Kind to Each Other and Stream GOAT's New Album, 'Requiem'

Stream the ambitious new double album from this mysterious Swedish ritual psych cult and read our interview with "Fuzzmaster."
Beverly Bryan
9.29.16
Premieres

Helado Negro's “It's My Brown Skin” Is Already Changing Lives

The Brooklyn-based artist premieres a cut from his upcoming record 'Private Energy.'
Beverly Bryan
9.12.16
Scene Reports

El Salvador's Hardcore Scene Is Breaking a Cycle of Violence Without Breaking Its Edge

“Before, every time I heard punk music it was like 'I don't care about the future.' Then I heard Tropiezo and they sang about being rebels—with a cause.”
Beverly Bryan
8.29.16
festivals 2016

At Ruido Fest, Chicago Is Young, Latin, and Proud

The two year old festival is one of the most exciting events to happen in the city. A couple acts will be familiar to avid readers of English music publications. Quite a few others really ought to be.
Beverly Bryan
7.12.16
Interviews

Korean Experimental Post-Rock Trio Jambinai Makes New Music with an Old Soul

The Seoul quintet blends Korean traditional music with noise, experimental rock, metal and hardcore—and loves Black Sabbath.
Beverly Bryan
5.18.16
Interviews

Kim McAuliffe of NWOBHM Legends Girlschool Is Still Raising Hell (and Rescuing Rabbits)

Stream the fiery new single "Take It Like a Band" off the hard-living hard rockers's new album, 'Guilty As Sin.'
Beverly Bryan
11.5.15
Interviews

Korean Hip-Hop Supergroup MFBTY Made an Album Just for Their Twitter Followers

Their fans are better than yours.
Beverly Bryan
6.25.15
Interviews

Bay Area Vets Flesh World Talk Queer Punk Survival in San Francisco

Mysterious gay hardcore, anyone?
Beverly Bryan
6.25.15
Interviews

Beijing Noise Rockers Birdstriking's New Video Is Indie's Answer to Ai WeiWei

Watch these Chinese rockers tackle internet censorship head-on.
Beverly Bryan
6.4.15
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