Cults Essential Albums


Dec 3, 2013

We give all five members of Cults a chance to name their most influential record.

RAMjams Underground Electronic Playlist

RAMjams: Our underground electronic music playlist featuring Machinedrum, Seams, and much more

Dec 2, 2013

Eight tracks of subterranean circuitry. This week chiptune finally got growed up and is going to its very first underground rave.

Emo Revival

Handicapping the Emo Revival: Who’s Most Likely to Pierce the Stigma?

Nov 27, 2013

After years relegated to a punchline, emo is suddenly cool again. We handicap the chances for five of the emo revival's brightest new lights.

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Shad picks five records from the dollar bin at Sonic Boom

Nov 26, 2013

We gave Shad five bucks to spend on dollar-bin records at Sonic Boom. You do the math.

Uncharted - Fiver, Simone Schmidt

UNCHARTED: Simone Schmidt on Fiver, The Highest Order, and why she’s not a throwback songwriter

Nov 25, 2013

A fascinating discussion with Simone Schmidt about the limits of “confessional” songwriting, how failing health relates to sickness of the land, and why she feels out of step with both modern indie and throwback country.

RAMjams Underground Electronic Playlist

RAMjams: James Ferraro’s airport EP, Drake approves Eric Dingus, and post-punk becomes gothy electro

Nov 25, 2013

It's Monday. Here's a playlist to help you survive the day.

Seven Great Interactive Music Videos

Seven Great Interactive Music Videos

Nov 22, 2013

Waste your Friday away with these controllable, enjoyable music videos.