SOAK Is Back with Indie-Pop Love Letters to Small-Town Culture
The Mercury-nominated songwriter captures the sound of the local bar on Cure-esque track "Knock Me Off My Feet," which we're premiering below.
How to Come Back to Life After the Holidays
Potential solutions for January ennui that don't involve excessive movement or giving something up.
Hands Down This Is the Best First Date With Chris Carrabba
I took the Dashboard Confessional frontman for coffee and shit got real deep real fast.
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)
La Dispute's 'Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair' Is Still Perfect, Darling
Ten years on from its release, we look back at an album that remains treasured by fans, unsung by critics, and unexpectedly subversive within hardcore.
Here's a Passionate “Thong Song” Roundtable for Sisqo's 40th Birthday
Pls everyone, let's gather round and discuss the world's most extra song about some pants.
A Guide to Responding to Nudes, for Straight Men
Because you need it.
The Power and Privilege Issue
Tracing the Tactics of 21st-Century Youth Protest
Using nonviolence, humor, and pop culture savviness, a group of Serbian university students sparked a revolution and provided a blueprint for global youth movements.
Placebo Reflect on 20 Years of Their Album 'Without You I'm Nothing'
We spoke to bassist Stefan Olsdal about intimacy, otherness, and sticking to your convictions—all things that packed the album with enough gut punches to stand the test of two decades.
Animation Handles Big Feelings Better Than Live-Action
'BoJack Horseman' is one of many cartoons that capture something deeply realistic about depression precisely because their environments are not.
The Dos and Don'ts of Being in a Relationship in College
A handy guide for coupled-up freshmen.
Inside the Highly Strange World of Wicca Phase Springs Eternal
How an unlikely punk kid from Scranton began an emotional trap phenomenon called Gothboiclique, now forced to move forward after Lil Peep's passing.
Breaking Down That Majestic Video of the Man Getting Caught by His Wife in the Middle of a Striptease
Don't be this guy.