Robert Christgau on Parquet Courts' Sharp, Sinewy New Album
The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Brooklyn-based band's 'Wide Awaaaaake!," No Age's 'Snares Like a Haircut," plus recent albums from The Coathangers, Idles, and Bully.
Stream of the Crop: 14 New Albums for Heavy Rotation
A breakout album from Lil Baby, a self-critical record from Courtney Barnett, and a wordy reckoning from Parquet Courts top this week's list of essential new projects.
The Best Music, Film, and Literature That Came Out in April
We reviewed Don DeLillo's new novel 'Zero K,' HBO's documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe, Parquet Courts's new album 'Human Performance,' and more.