R.E.M.’s ‘New Adventures in Hi-Fi’ at 25: the band’s bittersweet, experimental masterpiece
Made on the road during the turbulent, year-long Monster tour, REM's 10th album has only gotten better with age. We take a look back at the cult favorite, 25 years on.
Cloud Nothings rocked Elsewhere with Manas (review)
The band performed a highly-energetic setlist spanning nearly a decade, including several tracks off their recent, Steve Albini-produced album 'The Shadow I Remember.'
Dirty Projectors releasing ‘Windows Open’ EP this week, share “Search For Life” (listen)
It's Dave Longstreth and company's first proper release since 2018's Lamp Lit Prose, and drops this Friday.
Wes Eisold (Cold Cave) on Genesis P-Orridge, coronavirus & what he’s listening to in isola…
Cold Cave also have a new Absolute Body Control cover out, and Wes has a poetry book with Mark Lanegan on the way...
Vinnie Caruana (The Movielife) picks 10 “songs that make me feel good in self-isolation”
”Hippy gang vocals towards the end make you forget that your uncle still stands by his decision to vote America’s greatest embarrassment into office,” says Vinnie of the Grateful Dead's ”Ripple.”
Chris #2 of Anti-Flag tells us what he’s listening to (with commentary)
Chris #2 picked songs from The Beach Boys, John Lennon, ELO, The Clash, Trial By Fire, and the late Kenny Rogers, among others, and he added commentary for each song.
here’s what Jim Coleman (Human Impact, Cop Shoot Cop) is listening to in isolation
Jim picked songs by Joy Division, Killing Joke, Gang Of Four, Lightning Bolt, Boris, Liars, Show Me the Body, Planning for Burial, Pharmakon, YOB, and more...
here’s what Quentin Sauve (Birds in Row) is listening to in isolation + LP out this week
Quentin picked songs from Big Thief, Pedro the Lion, Phoebe Bridgers, Hayley Williams, Daughters, and more, and included commentary on each track.
Orville Peck paid tribute to Kenny Rogers, covered “Islands in the Stream” (watch)
Peck said the Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton hit is "one of my all-time favorite country duets." It was part of an hour-long livestream to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his debut album, 'Pony.'
New Orleans Jazz Fest 2020 postponed until this fall
”The health and safety of the community, our musicians, Festival fans, participants, sponsors and staff are paramount, and we urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials,” the festival's announcement reads.