Free Association

Stream Sleepy Sun’s New Album and Read the Stories Behind All That Shredding

"Try to name a song with cowbell that sucks. It's hard!"

Hot Flash Heat Wave Switch Gears From Garage Rock to Dream Pop on Soaked

Crank it in full here!

Panicker Threads the Needle Between Front 242, John Carpenter, and Justice

Not to mention shades of Nitzer Ebb, Wendy Carlos, and heady hip-hop

Stream Follow the Sun, Anthology’s Double LP of Rare Australian Records

Featuring exclusive liner notes from Mikey Young of Total Control and Eddy Current Suppression Ring

Stream Anneka’s Life Force EP and Read the Stories Behind Its Avant-Pop Songs

Discussed: apocalyptic dreams, sci-fi films, and poignant Murakami passages

Cotillon Shares the Stories Behind His Ace New York Album The Afternoons

"I'm attracted to antisocial people. This is a song in the spirit of anti-pop and bummer-pop. The grit and the glamour, the opposite sides to every story."

Enter the Void on Robedoor’s New Album

"This jam really stirs a visceral reaction in me when we play it—flying over the ground in pursuit of the scent of decay"

Stream Warm Soda’s Final Album and Read the Stories Behind Its Power-Pop Songs

"How long could I continue on any further with making songs like this? My brain would start getting cavities from all the sweetness!"

Beans Unveils Three New Albums, Featuring Laurel Halo, Container, TOBACCO, Pete Swanson, and More

Featuring Laurel Halo, Container, TOBACCO, Pete Swanson, and more

Stream Dire Wolves’ New Album and Read the Stories Behind Its Psych-Rock Songs

Pry that fourth eye wide open

Stream 30drop’s New Album and Read the Stories Behind Its Solaris-Inspired Songs

Discussed: new worlds, cosmic rangers, mind expansion, and more

Stream Mary Ocher’s Twisted New Album and Read Her Track-By-Track Commentary

Blursome Shares the Stories Behind Her Hotflush Debut, Rendition of You

" None of us are the same individual we once were; we evolve. Sometimes even into something we hate."

Stream Justin Carter’s Debut Album and Read His Track-By-Track Commentary

Discussed: global warming, binary code, a nun-turned-atheist-writer, World War II, and more

Stream Blue Fields’ New Album and Read the Stories Behind Its Ambient-Jazz Songs

"The devil was on my shoulder telling me to come down the stairs"