Peter Gabriel Melt 40 years

40 Years of ‘Melt’: Peter Gabriel’s catalytic third album

Gabriel’s third album was infused with an overarching feeling of panic and menace.

Tengger interview

A Sacred Mountain: An interview with Tengger

We spoke to the Korean/Japanese electronic duo about the natural world and spiritual music.

A Beginner’s Guide to Brian Eno’s ambient albums

Where to start with Eno’s most atmospheric sounds.

Explosions in the Sky the Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place

Explosions in the Sky’s ‘The Earth is Not A Cold Dead Place’ built a place of refuge

A titanic entry in the post-rock canon that feels all too appropriate right now.

Flying Lotus Cosmogramma 10th anniversary

Exploring the Universe of Flying Lotus’ ‘Cosmogramma’

The moment where Steven Ellison launched himself into the cosmos.

essential home-recorded albums Jessica Pratt

10 Essential Home-Recorded Albums

Masterpieces made in the living room.

Lee "Scratch" Perry best albums Beginner's Guide

A Beginners Guide to dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry

A first-timer’s roadmap to the music of the dub legend.

Rush catalog part two

The Rush Catalog Part Two: From A Farewell to Kings to Moving Pictures

The second installment of our extremely deep dive into the music of Rush.

Pedazo de carne con ojo interview

The Sauce: An Interview with Pedazo de Carne con ojo

We chat with producer/singer/songwriter Steven Perez about his new album, a freak accident and Earl Sweatshirt.

Hilary Woods interview

A Perfect Storm: A conversation with Hilary Woods

A chat with the Irish singer/songwriter about setting her own terms and giving something back.

P.E. interview

No Formal Language: An interview with P.E.

The Brooklyn band, comprising members of Pill and Eaters, discuss the non-traditional process of creating their industrial groove.

John Zorn Naked City hall of fame 30th anniversary

John Zorn’s ‘Naked City’ was a gleeful noise-jazz science experiment

The jazzgrind classic is still fun, hilarious and wild after 30 years.

Rush catalog part one

The Rush Catalog Part One: ‘Rush’ to ‘2112’

The first in a series of deep dives on the prog giants’ catalog.

Morphine the Night 20th anniversary hall of fame

Morphine’s The Night is a ghostly album nearly lost to time

The Boston trio’s fifth and final album could have been a game changer; now, it barely exists.

High on Fire live at the Regent Theater in Los Angeles

Photos: High on Fire, Devil Master, Power Trip and Creeping Death Live

The Regent Theater in Los Angeles hosted a power-packed night of heavy music when High on Fire, Devil Master, Creeping Death and Power Trip all took the stage on Dec. 7, 2019.

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The Year in Quotes: 2019

The most quotable moments from our year in music.