With "Harmony Hall" and "2021," Vampire Weekend Are Finally Back

They're the first singles from the long-awaited 'Father of the Bride,' set for an April release.


Ron Gallo Returns in Garage Rock Glory with "It's All Gonna Be OK"

The Philly born, Nashville-based songwriter will release a new LP called 'Stardust Birthday Party' on October 5 via New West.


Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis Shows How to Turn a Guitar into a Flamethrower

In this episode of Guitar Moves, Matt Sweeney has the iconic guitar god and songwriter give insights into the "ear bleeding" sound that launched musical genres like grunge and shoegaze.


God Bless Women Who Sing Candidly About Fucking

There's a new generation of ax-slingers celebrating female sexuality with hot licks and explicit lyrics, and I'm here for it.


Mick Barr and Colin Marston Get Spooky and Spiritual on 'Hathenter Ouija'

We draw back the veil on the new jazz/drone project from the duo and their bandmates Kevin Hufnagel, Eliane Gazzard, and Brandon Seabrook (with appearances by Yoskiho Ohara and Christian Schiller).


More Than 100 Guitar Center Employees Ratify Their First Union Contract

Despite the music retail giant's union-busting efforts, four stores have won raises and healthcare for over 100 workers.


17 Airtight Arguments for Why Your Band Should Cover “Free Bird”

You won’t just be leaving here tomorrow, you’ll be leaving the audience’s jaws on the floor.


Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis Talks With Chavez About Their First EP in 20 Years

"We didn't really talk about schlongs much. So maybe it was just time to do it now."


Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise


How Elvis Depressedly Captured the American South's Conflicted Identity

The area's social polarity directly influences the duo, setting them apart as one of the most intriguing prospects to emerge from the Bible belt.