Lil West Is the Delaware Loner Forging Rap’s Strange Future
Holed up in a small town, the 19-year-old rapper and a crew of producers he only knows online are creating a genreless utopia from leftover scraps of trap, emo, EDM, and a whole lot more.
Dark Illustrations Show an Artist's Battle with Mental Illness
Derek Hess made his name making poster art for Pearl Jam and Gwar. Now he's breaking down the stigma around bipolar disorder through his art.
Deer Tick Survives, Somehow
After a hiatus nearly broke up the band, Deer Tick’s sixth and seventh albums 'Deer Tick Vol. 1' and 'Vol. 2' find the Rhode Island roots rockers back and better than ever.
Listen to Widowspeak’s Beautiful Piece of Melancholic Yearning
The New York band is set to release their fourth album August 25.
Diplo's New 90s Alt-Rock Playlist Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again
Sounds like teen spirit.
How Today's Club Music is Influenced by Alt-Rock and Nu-Metal
A look at the electronic producers drawing inspiration from Evanescence, Korn, Linkin Park, and other oft-maligned groups.
Ryan Adams Announces His LP 'Prisoner' with His Latest Tune "Do You Still Love Me?"
Oof. This will get anyone who's ever loved in the gut.
Toronto Rockers Sights + Sounds Are an Alt/Punk Smoothie on New Song "Within My Reach"
That, or a Reese's cup of the two. Take your pick.
Longreads Or Whatever
Of Course It's Women Who Have Been Revitalizing Toronto's Rock Scene
"There are women who are going to be playing this type of music. Now let’s look at them for more than just that."
Listen To This 'Great Pile of Nothing,' The Second Release From Dutch Garage Rock Band Mozes And The Firstborn
Over the course of their second release, 'Great Pile of Nothing', the band sing about depression and all those terrifying existential feelings you get when you think about life a little too deeply.
Redd Kross and Side Eyes Remind Us How Badass the Go-Go's Actually Were
The SoCal punk family affair resurrects Charlotte Caffey's "Don't Talk to Me," premiering today from their forthcoming split 7 inch.
PREMIERE: Listen to Vomitface's Angsty New Tune "Dramamine"
"Can't you see I'm suffering / Down below…" Might wanna see a doctor about that.
Kim Taylor Bennett