An exhausted look at the way a record is reviewed nearly the same way every time, over and over, with almost nothing to actually say.
Kati Heng talks with Chastity Belt’s Julia Shapiro about punk, feminism, and Katy Perry’s shark theft.
Matthew O’Shannessy sheds light Melbourne artist Antony Riddell, a little known influence to musicians such as Sunn 0))) member Oren Ambarchi.
Kati Heng listens to French-Cuban duo Iyebi’s self-titled debut album and tries to wrestle with the ways we can and cannot handle musical heritage.
Weston Cutter reviews the new Dodos album, Individ, while considering what made the band’s breakthrough, Visiter, so strange and glorious and good.
Andrew Duncan Worthington
Andrew Worthington catches up with Ben Nadler about his punk retrospective, Punk in NYC’s Lower East Side, 1981-1991.
Paula Bomer visits London to watch PJ Harvey record her latest album as part of a piece of performance art. Read the report.
Scott Daughtridge catches up with Dasher front-woman Kylee Kimbrough in midst of their rise from the small club scene in Atlanta to nationwide success.
Kati Heng does and does not find David Bowie at his exhibit in Chicago.
Nicholas Grider takes a look at the emotional heft of Bjork’s latest.