When Jessica Pratt sings, something billows out of her. It isn't merely her remarkable voice -- soft and scratchy with a singularity that's almost chilling -- but a bigger force. Pratt is a…   Read Story »
The first time I met with George Lewis Jr., the man behind Twin Shadow, it was a mild summer day in June of last year and we were sitting at a small outside table at a cafe on the Lower East Side.…   Read Story »
Tobias Jesso Jr.'s era of futility ended with whimpers that felt like a bang. Jesso's origin story has already been recycled to the point of myth: Kid from Vancouver moves to L.A. in search of rock…   Read Story »
This week Mark Ronson released Uptown Special, his fourth proper solo album and the launching pad for the increasingly inescapable Bruno Mars jam "Uptown Funk!" The album -- Ronson's first in nearly…   Read Story »
This week Panda Bear (aka Noah Lennox, also of Animal Collective) will release the highly anticipated Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, his fifth proper solo album. In anticipation of the new record,…   Read Story »
There are a lot of things happening in Reykjavik tonight. This is Iceland Airwaves, after all, one of those festivals where there's an endless supply of bands playing various bars and venues,…   Read Story »
Since coming out as transgender in 2012, Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace has been living in a kind of whirlwind, having not only spent the past two years navigating her new identity under the watchful…   Read Story »
Wayne Coyne has never been shy about his opinions. Known in recent years for giving freewheeling, often hilarious interviews, he's also made some comments that have understandably pissed people off…   Read Story »
Over the course of their five albums, TV On The Radio have covered a lot of ground, adeptly blending genres to the point where the seams become entirely invisible, and a TV On The Radio song --…   Read Story »
Today the Dismemberment Plan reissue Change, their fourth album and, until 2013's reunion effort Uncanney Valley came along, their last. Originally released in 2001, Change was a coming-of-age…   Read Story »