Put your ear against the screen and embrace that radiation: Scott Creney’s Album Roundup is now at the Fanzine, taking a qualitative look at many of the last month’s new releases, including albums by Joanna Newsom, Neon Indian, Protomartyr, and more.
Ready to start feeling the holiday doom? Molly Brodak provides an annotated playlist of dark vibes, spanning the gamut from the Flamingos to Metallica.
Sunni Johnson in conversation with porn-pop video artist extraordinaire Actually Huizenga about her bewitching new short movie, Viking Angel.
An essay in pieces by Janice Sapigao on the moments leading up to meeting Lupe Fiasco in an ice cream parlor in LA. This essay also meditates on the relationship between artist and audience, between celebrity and fandom, as well as race and understanding.
Danniel Schoonebeek interviews legendary punk rock frontman Jack Dalrymple about his new band, toyGuitar
Danniel Schoonebeek catches up with Lera Lynn in the wake of touring for her latest album, The Avenues, and her appearance in True Detective season two.
Paul Cunningham examines Pittsburgh’s Sol Persona, a solo project from Karter Schachner, for fans of Perfume Genius and How to Dress Well.
Scott Creney considers the revolutionary fire on Pharrell Williams’ new single “Freedom.”
Jeff Jackson’s second installation of Ideal Home Noise rounds up new work from Tom McCarthy, Mickey Zacchilli, and Bob Dylan.
Chelsea Hodson & Jon-Michael Frank
Chelsea Hodson and Jon-Michael Frank discuss Night Redacted and Diana Ross and the Supremes, two recordings they made for Black Cake Records.