rock

Bruce Springsteen the river at 40

The River at 40: Springsteen vs. Real Life

A look back at the double-album that took a hard look at the dreary reality of adulthood.

Bruce Springsteen is the first artist to have a top five album for six consecutive decades

‘Letter to You’ kicks off the sixth decade in the top 5.

Darth Mango

Ghost Against Ghost takes on the Trump administration in new “Darth Mango” video

An intense, ominous track to score an administration of cruelty.

Spencer Davis

R.I.P. Spencer Davis

The rock legend has died at 81.

Alice in Chains Facelift box

Alice In Chains to release Facelift box set reissue

Plus standard vinyl reissue announced.

Friendship Commanders Stonechild

Friendship Commanders share two new heavy protest songs, “Stonechild” and “Your Reign is Over”

“Stonechild,” released for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, features lyrics in Lushootseed.

Fiona Apple new album announced

Watch Fiona Apple perform songs from Fetch the Bolt Cutters live for the first time

Hear three songs from Apple’s new album from the New Yorker Festival.

Talking Heads Remain in Light

The ecstatic maximalism of Talking Heads’ Remain in Light

As the new wave icons’ fourth album turns 40, we take a look back at its strange magic.

Mdou Moctar Chismiten

Mdou Moctar’s “Chismiten” is electric, dynamic desert blues

Hear the desert blues guitarist’s first single for Matador, and it’s a real heater.

R.I.P. Eddie Van Halen

The rock icon has died after a battle with cancer at age 65.

Prince Sign O the Times deluxe review

Prince: Sign ‘O’ the Times (Super Deluxe Edition)

The epic, vault-opening new reissue of Prince’s classic 1987 double album reminds us of when he was at the top of his powers, and then some.

Prince Dream Factory

Reassembling Prince’s Dream Factory

Putting back the pieces of Prince’s “lost” 1986 album.

The Flaming Lips American Head review

The Flaming Lips : American Head

16 albums deep, the Oklahoma psych heroes recapture some past magic while letting it slip out of their hands.

Suzanne Vega New York Songs and Stories review

Suzanne Vega : An Evening of New York Songs and Stories

The celebrated singer/songwriter delivers a strong live set in a year when there aren’t many to go around.

Bruce Springsteen Johnny 99

How Bruce Springsteen’s “Johnny 99” ended up an unlikely political statement

“Born in the U.S.A.” wasn’t a message of conservative optimism, and neither was this.

Jeff Tweedy Love is King review

Jeff Tweedy announces new album, Love is the King

Wilco‘s Jeff Tweedy has announced a new solo album. On October 23, he’ll release Love…

R.I.P. electronic music pioneer Simeon Coxe of Silver Apples

The founding member of the iconic electronic psych duo has died.

David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World to be reissued as Metrobolist

Upcoming reissue features new artwork and previously unpublished photos.

Wilco announce Summerteeth deluxe reissue

The band’s 1999 album receives an expansive 5xLP reissue.

Motorpsycho The All Is One review

Motorpsycho : The All Is One

Despite its epic length, the Norwegian band’s latest is among their most accessible to date.