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Ben Frost warps genres, The Soundcarriers are minty fresh more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Record Reviews

The enigmatic musician and artist Ben Bennett has a mind-bogglingly wide variety of fascinating work that covers both poles of extremes. As a percussionist, his improvised performances are wild ... more »

Jul 28, 2016 10:41 AM Features

The Heliocentrics mix Afrobeat and Ethio-Jazz, NAD just has some fun more »

Jul 20, 2016 11:24 AM Record Reviews

Cellular Chaos brings real thrills to the speakers, Venezuela 70 finds their synthesizer roots more »

Jul 13, 2016 10:07 AM Record Reviews

Deerhoof learns not to overthink, Fear of Men cross pop and punk more »

Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM Record Reviews

Open mic nights can generate a wide range of reactions, from eagerness to be the first to hear a brilliant, undiscovered talent or, “Oh no, it’s open mic night? I just want to eat my burger in peace.” Then there’s the showcase ... more »

Jun 29, 2016 11:11 AM Features

Authenticity is overrated. Consider the modern songwriter externally compelled to draw from personal stories and experiences, conveying an unspoken false purity through the sole use of acoustic ... more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:49 AM Features

Greenberger gathers stories of the aged, Aaron & Brochu get unsettled more »

Jun 15, 2016 11:55 AM Record Reviews

Cloudland Canyon abstraction, Family Atlantica joining continents more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:35 PM Record Reviews

Harry Taussig gets on picking, Ghali & Akrouni team up in Tuareg more »

Jun 1, 2016 11:59 AM Record Reviews

The members of the Chattanooga quartet Lacing have previously covered diverse genres such as metalcore, pop-rock, instrumental hip-hop, hard rock, noise and ambient music, but they all converged ... more »

May 25, 2016 2:17 PM Features

Form A Log and Moth Cock team up on one album, while Jameszoo gets his minimalist jazz working more »

May 18, 2016 11:09 AM Record Reviews

Effective art spaces are versatile places that can encourage transformation—both physical and conceptual—and with a flick of a finger. Artist Matthew Dutton has turned a closed Southside wine shop into the ... more »

May 11, 2016 2:27 PM Features

Zagers brews his pop alchemy, Bowles dives into Moroccan music more »

May 4, 2016 12:31 PM Record Reviews

Atkinson and Cantu-Ledesma come together, McDonas amps up nuclear angst more »

Apr 27, 2016 2:28 PM Record Reviews

The strange, beautiful world of a performance from Cher Von, the nom de plume of Chervon Koeune, mixes reveries of otherworldly, breathtaking wordless vocals and sounds made from found materials, with ... more »

Apr 20, 2016 12:03 PM Features

Photographer William Johnson has proven to be one of the most adept documenters of the local music scene, capturing its energy and colorful personalities with his piercing artistic vision, and his work has ... more »

Apr 13, 2016 2:02 PM Features

Big Kitty is as odd as always, Muslimgauze dubs Middle Eastern angst more »

Apr 6, 2016 11:56 AM Record Reviews

Keda masters the geomungo, Living Hour engages in sonic hypnotism more »

Mar 30, 2016 12:23 PM Record Reviews

Sweden’s most prominent musical exports have come in the form of pop music, including that from international stars ABBA, Roxette, and Ace of Base and critic’s darlings The Knife and Jens Lekman, and Sweden is also ... more »

Mar 23, 2016 10:45 AM Features

Stereolab co-founder returns, Aziza Brahim speaks to the soul of refugees more »

Mar 16, 2016 11:19 AM Record Reviews