Inspired by the release of Hum's first album in 22 years, we put together a list of 30 essential songs that occupy the middle ground between shoegaze and heavier music - a sound which has existed for decades but is now more prominent than ever.
Forward-thinking festival Le Guess Who? has announced its 2021 edition, happening November 11-14 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. John Dwyer, Midori Takada, Lucrecia Dalt, Matana Roberts and Phil Elverum are this year's guest curators.
The Saint Vitus Bar co-owner and booker reflects on 2020 and lists some of his favorite music of the year, including releases from HUM, Gulch, Ulcerate, Nothing, Deftones, Pallbearer, Jesu, Jessie Ware, Oranssi Pazuzu, Lido Pimienta, Chubby and the Gang, Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist and more.