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Three decades into playing music together, Dinosaur Jr. continue to put on a killer live…

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The Atlanta artist talks about putting something positive into the world and the records that helped him.

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The Texas guitarist has conflicting personas, but he just wants his music to be taken seriously.

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The Enduring Mystery Of Unknown MF Doom Collaborator Mr. Fantastik

Unraveling the mystery of the unknown guest rapper.

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Perpetual Motion: An Interview with Militarie Gun’s Ian Shelton

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An erroneously reviled album that found U2 showcasing their most experimental tendencies.

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Photos: IDLES Live

IDLES never disappoint live, and that remained true at Terminal 5 in New York on…

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Photos: Japanese Breakfast Live

Japanese Breakfast reminded everyone how joyous live music can be at Brooklyn Steel on October…

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We talk to Shana Cleveland about making more intimate music, ‘The Monkees’ and love.

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Message to the World: An interview with Circuit des Yeux

Haley Fohr discusses -io, grief, joy and building a community.

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Going Home: An interview with Kowloon Walled City

We discuss family, writers block and aversion to genre.

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U2’s Zooropa was a product of limitless imagination

The band’s strangest album was a neon utopia.

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The Superchunk/Portastatic frontman picks highlights from throughout his expansive catalog.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the ambient pop of Grouper

A primer on Liz Harris’ hazy, intoxicating discography.

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How U2’s Achtung Baby began the group’s strangest era

The beginning of a weird new era and the result of a creative tug-of-war.

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Slipknot’s Iowa is a masterpiece of pain

A look back at the metal group’s anguished album at 20, and its heavy emotional resonance.