Spin of the Day


Sun Structures

Is Temples Britain’s best new band? Maybe. But they could use more cowbell. Read story.

Dub Thompson

9 Songs

Agoura Hills teens Matt Pulos and Evan Laffer make their debut with eight lo-fi garage psych groovers. Read story.

Lana Del Rey


In 2014, Lana Del Rey seems unwilling to grow, delivering a record that feels like a pale imitation of its predecessor. Read story.

Jack White


On his latest, Jack White deconstructs and then reupholsters Americana music into something refulgent. Read story.

Owen Pallett

In Conflict

Indie’s consummate experimentalist returns with his most personal, confessional record to date. Read story.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre


Following two years of writing and demoing, the BJM has made its Revolver. Read story.

Todd & Erin

Steel Your Nerves EP

Santa Barbara duo returns with a collection of pop anthems that are ready for the dance floor. Read story.

Sharon Van Etten

Are We There

For her fourth album, singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten delivers a stunning and raw slice of life that lingers long after its final track. Read story.

Kishi Bashi


Symphonic and psychedelic, Kaoru Ishibashi’s latest offering is a dreamy, lush collection of experimental pop gems. Read story.

Soul Majestic

Setting the Tone

The new fan-funded album drops May 13. The band plays SOhO on May 17. Read story.


Nikki Nack

Merrill Garbus returns with a stunning, jarring, and digitally embracing third album. Read story.

Mac DeMarco

Salad Days

Rock ’n’ roll’s favorite slacker may not be growing up, but he’s definitely getting better. Read story.

Thee Oh Sees


San Fran garage rockers regroup for the short but oh-so-sweet Drop. Read story.


Silent Partner

Buellton is back and finally releasing the follow-up to their 2001 gem, Avenue of the Flags. Read story.

The Fire Department

Underwater EP

Isla Vista’s funkiest exports release four new tracks and a debut music video. Read story.

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