Joyce Manor

These bands aren’t just separate, cool entities — they’re part of a movement that could change the way we think about rock music.

Thelonius Martin

We caught up with the Chicago native to talk about making his 25-minute masterpiece.

Code Orange

It’s exceptionally gritty, completely absent of all color except blood red.

This is an unashamed, straight-to-the-point ode to partying all night and not regretting it the next morning.


Celebrity culture and its intertextuality have always caused tension in hip hop, a genre founded on authenticity.


The unique thing about LCD Soundsystem’s music, in fact, is just how emotionally exhausting it is.

The Wonder Years

The Wonder Years taught me that home is where you invest your happiness, and that isn’t something anyone can take away from you.


I’m sitting on the sun-baked pavement outside of St. Andrews Hall on the day before high school graduation, trying to keep the loose shards of gravel scattered about from slowly migrating up my shorts.

Fall Out Boy

When Fall Out Boy’s return from hiatus was announced in 2013, and a comeback show was announced in London, I knew that I had to be there

Tove Lo

You either love her or hate her, but no one can deny that she is capital-C cool.