Coachella 2004

A reflection on Coachella 2004, 20 years later

To be a “festival guy” or not to be a festival guy

the best alternative rock albums of the '90s

91 Essential Alternative Rock Albums of the ’90s

An overview of a decade of underground music invading the mainstream

best albums of the 1980s

The 150 Best Albums of the 1980s

A look back at one of the greatest decades of musical innovation.

albums recorded by Steve Albini

20 Essential Albums Recorded by Steve Albini

With a new Shellac album just around the corner, we assemble a list of our favorites with Albini behind the boards.

Riot Fest 2021

Riot Fest postpones to 2021, announces first wave of bands

Smashing Pumpkins, Run the Jewels, Pixies and more playing in 2021.

Pixies 2019 tour

Pixies announce intimate North America shows in December

Six small venue shows before the band’s “major” North American tour in 2020.

Pixies Beneath the Eyrie review

Pixies : Beneath the Eyrie

The legendary indie rock outfit’s latest is their first in years to stand strongly against their early material.

The Cure play Pasadena Daydream on Aug. 31, 2019

Festival Report: Pasadena Daydream

A rundown of the heat, noise, and communal appreciation of music at The Cure’s California festival.

Pixies Head Carrier

Pixies : Head Carrier

Frank Black and co. return with a much stronger effort than their last round.


Pixies announce new album, Head Carrier

The Pixies have announced the upcoming release of their second post-reunion album. On September 30,…

Treble’s Top 100 Guitarists

First we honored our favorite drummers, assembling a round-up of those who bring intensity, pacing…

spring cleaning albums

Treble Roundtable: Spring cleaning

A roundup of our favorite music for straightening up around the house.

10 Essential Closing Credit Songs in Films

The anthems that play us off into the sunset.

Boston albums - The Lemonheads

10 Essential Boston Albums

A hard-rockin’ trip to the Cradle of Liberty.

History’s Greatest Monsters: The Worst Albums of 2014

A selection of the year’s greatest fiascoes and failures.

4AD Records best tracks

4AD Records : 39 Essential Tracks

A 35th anniversary playlist for one of the greatest independent labels in the UK.

Pixies Doolittle reissue

Pixies announce 25th anniversary Doolittle reissue

Reissued set features two discs of b-sides, demos and Peel Sessions.