Sunday, December 16 2012
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.
Thursday, December 13 2012
To paraphrase Frank Zappa, rock isn’t dead. It just smells funny.
Tuesday, December 4 2012
From extraordinary singer-songwriters to blistering punk, experimental electronica to shimmery pop, this list demonstrates something of the breadth of talent, and the range of possibilities being explored in Canadian music today.
Monday, December 3 2012
Here's a confession: It was hard to define what the term "indie rock" meant in 2012. But this list takes a shot by reemphasizing the "independent" in "indie rock".
Wednesday, October 17 2012
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.
Wednesday, March 18 2015
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.
Thursday, October 18 2012
Neither of the statements in the headline is true, not really. But both have the air of truth about them, which, in rock ’n’ roll, is often enough.