Halloween party essentials

Treble Roundtable: Halloween party essentials

We discuss the songs we always queue up on All Hallow’s Eve.

Ministry With Sympathy remake remodel alternate tracklist

Remake/Remodel: Stitching up Ministry’s ‘With Sympathy’

Redeeming the good name of a much-slandered synth-pop record.

Emma Ruth Rundle best of September

The Best Albums of September 2018

Thirteen albums we couldn’t stop spinning in the last month.

Shadow of the horns hell bent for leather

Shadow of the Horns: Hell bent for leather

An appreciation of Judas Priest, plus the best metal tracks of the month.

Mitski best albums of August

The Best Albums of August 2018

A kickass beginning to the fall release season.

Harvey Milk Life the Best Game in Town shadow of the horns

Shadow of the Horns: The best game in town

A look back at an underrated classic, plus the best new metal tracks of the month.

The best albums of July 2018

The 10 Best Albums of July 2018

The 10 albums—or, technically, nine albums and three EPs—that made July great.

Demi Lovato recovery and rubbernecking

Pop Life: Rubbernecking and recovery

The road to recovery for pop stars isn’t always easy, and the public unfortunately not so forgiving.

Imperial Triumphant best metal of July 2018

Shadow of the Horns: Hybrid moments

The best things happening in metal are coming from bands willing to step outside of it.

Nine Inch Nails the trilogy alternate tracklist

Remake/Remodel: Combining the pieces of Nine Inch Nails’ trilogy

Combining the tracklists of Nine Inch Nails’ three new releases into one cohesive album.

Radiohead OK Computer b-sides

Remake/Remodel: Arranging Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ b-sides into an album unto itself

A look at the album that could have been, were Radiohead’s instincts much different.

Baroness metal album cover art

Shadow of the Horns: The art of the metal album cover

A badass looking album is just as important as a badass sounding one.

What do we do with Kanye West

Da Art of Storytellin’: What Do We Do With Kanye West?

How one of hip-hop’s biggest personalities ended up being one of the most frustrating and infuriating.

Beach House new album stream

The Best Albums of May 2018

Beach House, Pusha T, Iceage, MIKE, Doffing and more.

Drake degrading the charts

The Revenge of Degrading the Charts, with extra Drake

Another journey through the highlights and dregs of the pop charts.

Albums with a bad reputation Raditude

Roundtable: Bad reputation

The unloved albums that we hold so dear.

Pop Girls Etc. Nicki Minaj

Pop, Girls, Etc.: Nicki Minaj, Beychella and Pulitzer Kenny

The best things in pop culture, music and otherwise in the past month.

Thou best new metal May 2018

Shadow of the Horns: When It Rains, It Pours

Overwhelmed with so many MVPs in metal releasing new music.