the best albums of 2024 so far

The 42 Best Albums of 2024 So Far

We survey the best of the best from an increasingly overwhelming half-year of music

The Body & Dis Fig

6 New Metal Albums for a Cathartic Purge

Including The Body & Dis Fig, meth., Spectral Voice and more

meth. interview

meth. deliver confrontational metal through honesty

We spooke to vocalist Seb Alvarez about mental health, religious fundamentalism, and making noise.

J Mascis

Best New Releases, February 2: J Mascis, Burial, and more

Plus Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh, and Tyshawn Sorey; meth.; J. Robbins; Liquid Mike; and Ariel Kalma, Jeremiah Chiu and Marta Sofia Honer