Features

Features

The World Needs Troye Sivan's Queer Love Songs

The 23-year-old Australian makes universal pop that looks queer listeners directly in the eye. With his sophomore album 'Bloom', Sivan is ready to step into a new realm of pop stardom.
Shaad D’Souza
8.29.18
Premieres

FRITZ Is The Self-Aware Teen Making Sunny/Sad Surf Rock

We're premiering the video for FRITZ's wonderful new song "Summer Holiday", a dazed indie-rock jam about losing friends, a boyfriend, and self-confidence. Catch the video and read our interview with FRITZ.
Shaad D’Souza
8.28.18
Features

Why Scotland Has a Reputation for Making Potent, Political Pop

This summer, a major exhibition and the annual Edinburgh International Festival has said as much – but how much truth is there to that idea?
Assa Samaké-Roman
8.28.18
Features

Neil & Liam Finn Is The Best Duo Since Neil & Tim Finn

The iconic Crowded House frontman has gone and made a record with his son. It's very cute, and we spoke to the pair about collaboration, pain in art and the artistic process.
Julian Morgans
8.27.18
Drugs

The Story of Indigo Ranch, the Improbably Beautiful Birthplace of Nu Metal

For six years, a 60-acre ranch in Malibu reverberated with some of the harshest music ever put to tape. Then it all burned to the ground.
Andy Hermann
8.27.18
Interviews

Devon Welsh Is a Voice of Reason on His Solo Debut 'Dream Songs'

Stream the Majical Cloudz frontman's debut solo album, a record made for introspective weirdos like you and me.
Eric Sundermann
8.23.18
the shape of punk

20 Years Ago, At the Drive-In Kicked Against Punk Norms on 'In/Casino/Out'

2000's 'Relationship of Command' cemented the band's place in history. But their 1998 album saw them honing their powers as a musical force.
David Anthony
8.23.18
Rank Your Records

Paul Banks Rates Interpol's Five Albums

Ahead of their new record, "Marauder,' Banks reflects on the creation process of the band's catalog.
Mischa Pearlman
8.23.18
Interviews

John Prine Has His Eyes on the Afterlife

The 71-year-old country legend speaks on 'The Tree of Forgiveness,' routines, being practical, Phil Spector, scientists, Pluto, daydreaming, smoking cigarettes, God, and more.
Annalise Domenighini
8.21.18
carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Mas Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.21.18
Interviews

Conner Youngblood Is a Beautiful Weirdo Who Likes Places More Than People

We sit down with the singer to discuss the roadmap to his emotional travelogue 'Cheyenne.'
Andrea Domanick
8.20.18
Interviews

T.I. on 15 Years of 'Trap Muzik': "I Wanted to Make a Classic"

The legendary rapper talks to us about the 2003 album that helped give trap its name—and yes, Gucci Mane comes up, too.
Thomas Hobbs
8.20.18