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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for May 2015
4 May 2015 // 1:55 AM

Get the early word on new albums by My Morning Jacket, the Tallest Man on Earth, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.


4 May 2015 // 12:00 AM

METZ are a caustic antidote for a cynical world, and II burns even better going down than their defining first album.

17 Oct 2012 // 5:05 PM

It’s not everyday that a band comes along sounding equally like the Jesus Lizard and the Jesus And Mary Chain. The volatile style of this debut shines bright like a Molotov cocktail at the moment of impact, perfectly complementing the teeth-grinding nihilism of our desperate times.


Metz - "Eraser" (Singles Going Steady)
16 Oct 2015 // 4:00 AM

If you buy one single about stationery this week, it should be this Jawbox-esque lesson in tension and release.

South By Southwest Music Festival 2015: Monday and Tuesday
18 Mar 2015 // 10:00 AM

In addition to indie favorites like San Fermin and Spoon, stunning new acts like Parlour Tricks help kick off SXSW 2015 on a strong note.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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