Features

5 Records That Got Rafael Anton Irisarri Through a Rough Year

Actually, it was more like four records and one long-awaited reunion

Scuba On… Taylor Swift’s 1989 Album, the Artful Awfulness of PC Music and More

The Hotflush founder also discusses the last great World Cup, Japan's Labyrinth festival and Berghain's door policy

Kyle Bobby Dunn On…
5 Things That Didn’t Suck in 2014

Discussed: coffee-induced panic attacks, latent alcoholism, long walks, Montreal record shops and more

Mount Eerie On… Rolling Coal, Martial Arts, Waterskiing, Ponies and More

"Where does a burnt out, opiated, horny-as-shit 'indie rock' star find himself when the rope gets thin?"

Stream Mr. Mitch’s Parallel Memories Album and Read His Commentary

"Everything seems to go in slow motion as I watch them leave and collapse"

Darkside’s Dave Harrington On… The Songs That Shaped Him

Everything from Nick Drake to D'Angelo

Catching Up With… Andy Stott

"Finding solace within the red, I reckon"

Oozing Wound’s Top 5 Thrash Songs Not Written By the Big Four

"I'm gonna go full Howard Beale on this institution and show you the true greatness that lies beneath the surface"

INTERVIEW: Azealia Banks Discusses the Self-Made World That Saved Her

"I was on the brink of fucking losing it... I thought if I don’t figure this shit out, I will be dead by the time I’m 20."

Clark On… the Songs That Shaped Him

Discussed: Everything from Pantera and Prince to Broadcast and Bach

Waxwork Records

"What did Suicide say in 'Return of the Living Dead'? 'This ain’t some fuckin’ costume! It’s a way of life!'"

Aquarian’s Napa Cabbage Kimchi Recipe

A modern take that doesn't involve digging a hole in the ground

Catching Up With… Matthew Dear

"In what sense will the album exist? Who knows? I might just want to release a massive download people can just play with themselves"

Ben Frost On… the Importance of Travel, From the Congo to Australia’s Coastline

"Isolation as a creative force is one of the oldest tricks in the book. There's probably a good reason for that."

Four of Ought’s Favorite Books

"How fucking scary it can be to be anything at all"