2014 In Review

Homeshake On… Comic Books, Half-Assed Workouts and Cucumber Mint Salad

"Even the smallest thing really helps to not feel like a piece of shit"

Medicine’s Top 5 ASMR YouTube Clips

"This really is just about how truly amazing those gloves sound"

Dark Entries’ Favorite Books of the Year

Discussed: John Waters, Lena Dunham, 4AD Records, gay porn, Keith Haring

Juju & Jordash On… Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live, New Synths and More

"I've become a better musician and a shittier person this year. Win win."

Amen Dunes’ Favorite Albums and Songs

Among the highlights: Pharmakon, Rae Sremmurd, Bobby Srmurda, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Iceage

Teengirl Fantasy On… Skate Videos, Self-Made Pop Stars and More

Discussed: Larry Gus, Shinichi Atobe, Instagram, Upstate NY, Dub Techno

Natasha Kmeto On…
Andy Stott

"This track makes me want to dance, fuck in a dungeon, and curl up under a blanket with headphones on, all at the same time"

A Year-End Rant From Brian Chippendale of Lightning Bolt and Black Pus

"I guess I should just listen to Future Islands like ever other white middle ager because you’re just not going to get shot while listening to Future Islands"

Loscil’s Favorite Boozy Stout, Self-Cooked Soup, Freaky Crime Fiction and More

'Gone Girl' isn't the only Gillian Flynn book you need to read either

Moon Duo’s Top 5 Reissues

Miles Davis gone electric, Zamrock rippers, Saharan cell phones and more

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?"