The Body interview

20 Years of Darkness: A conversation with The Body

Lee Buford looks back at the band’s history, their new remix album and exploring mental health through music.

1989: Industrial music’s year of living dangerously

It wasn’t just Nine Inch Nails moving industrial music to the mainstream in 1989.

bush tetras rhythm and paranoia review

How The Pop Group’s ‘Y’ captured a joyful chaos

The Bristol post-punk icons discuss the creation of their influential, inimitable 1979 debut.

sci-fi metal albums

10 Essential Sci-Fi Metal Albums

In space, no one can hear you scream. Unless you’re Bruce Dickinson.

circuit des yeux io review

Greatest Hits: The 23 best PJ Harvey songs

Over the past 27 years, Polly Jean Harvey has released nine albums, two collaborative releases…

Galaxie 500 On Fire Hall of Fame 30th anniversary

Galaxie 500’s On Fire is a record of quiet explosions

A look back at the iconic trio’s 1989 album on its 30th anniversary.

Eluvium Beginner's Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Eluvium’s rich world of serenity

Where to start with Matthew Cooper’s ambient discography.

Converge You Fail Me Hall of Fame dark profound

Converge’s You Fail Me is hardcore at its darkest and most profound

A bleak and seething document of rage and self-loathing.

Essential Portland albums

10 Essential Portland Albums

Rose City’s finest records—10 of them, anyway.


The ghostly, enigmatic music of Acetone

A look back at the obscure, yet musically rewarding Los Angeles trio.

The Cure play Pasadena Daydream on Aug. 31, 2019

Photos: Pasadena Daydream

The Cure curated and headlined the Pasadena Daydream festival on Aug. 31, 2019, which also…

Beast Coast perform live at Pier 17 in New York on August 22 2019

Photos: Beast Coast, Escape from New York Tour

Beast Coast brought their Escape from New York Tour to Pier 17 on Aug. 22,…

Depeche Mode Personal Jesus 30th anniversary

Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus” caused a fervor

How the band’s biggest single preceded a riot.

Wear Your Wounds interview

The Voice of an Artist: An interview with Wear Your Wounds’ Jacob Bannon

A chat with the Massachusetts artist about his continuously expanding project.

Holy Circle interview

New Romance: An interview with The Holy Circle

The band talks Bronte, “mom rock” and finding the right atmosphere.

Girls Against Boys House of GVSB

Girls Against Boys closed a taut, tense trilogy with ‘House of GVSB’

The band’s final album for Touch and Go was their finest moment.

Frank Zappa Beginners Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to the Surreal Music of Frank Zappa

A first-timer’s guide to the complex and overwhelming catalog of Frank Zappa.