The Road to Nowhere Issue
September's Best and Worst Albums
Destruction Unit kicks ass, Bring Me the Horizon sucks, and 2 Chainz is immortal (but you already knew that).
The Make Believe Issue
August's Best and Worst Albums
Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from "The X-Files."
The Uganda Love This Issue
March Music Reviews
This is magnificent. Ata Kak is like the Ghanaian Sugar Man, except much better than that makes him sound. He recorded this mix of highlife, beatboxing, hip-house, electro-funk, and Francis Bebey–style minimal Afropop in 1994, but the tape—which was...
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue
January's Best and Worst Albums
Chief Keef is the shit, Joey Bada$ is just shit, and Panda Bear made something that sounds like the Grateful Dead got trapped in Jim Henson's Creature Shop overnight.
The Do It Well and Leave Something Witchy Issue
October Music Reviews
Lil Wayne enters the young-girls-in-white-cotton-panties phase of his career, Taylor Swift reminds us of crying over an English boy, Weezer just makes us upset, and Aphex Twin is 01010100 01101000 01101001.
The Editors' New Groove Vol. XXII
New heavy hitters from Disclosure, Vin Sol, and Zane Lowe for your weekend workout.
The Editors' New Groove Vol. XXI
Let's drink beer and trim our bangs and listen to these dope jams over the weekend.
The Skammerz Ishu
Donald Glover just made a conventionally good rap record, which is doubly satisfying as a concept album documenting Honest Don’s slow realization that he’s nothing more than a mangled soul trudging a forced march toward the icy, unforgiving embrace of...
The What Da Fug You Lookin’ At Issue
People used to get all mad at Avril Lavigne because she didn’t know who the Sex Pistols were, but seriously, who cares? I can’t think of many things that are more punk than not knowing who the Sex Pistols were, and frankly, “punk rock” isn’t even a...
The Syria Issue
Everyone loves a good tan on a great chest. Pecs or boobs, it doesn’t matter—they both look better slightly exposed, glistening, and darkened.