Guides + Lists

Five Comedians Mikal Cronin Would Interview If He Had a Podcast

Just in time for the indie rocker's own Marc Maron appearance

Jacques Renault Shares Italo-Disco Mix and Five of His Favorite Record Shop Finds

Torres’ Favorite Kraftwerk Records

"The intro alone had my eyes rolling back into my head in ecstasy"

5 Things Petite Noir Misses From His Metal Phase, Including Deftones, Killswitch Engage and Christia...

Briana Marela’s Top 5 Memorable Drinks

Discussed: kombucha, gimlets, tiki bars, draft cocktails and more

Matrixxman’s Top 5 Sci-Fi Scenarios That Actually Came True

Discussed: cyberpunk culture, surveillance states, neural probes, antidepressants and more

Circuit des Yeux’s ESP-Disk Primer

"Basically this band is the shit"

Shamir On… Why I Love Country Women

"My grandma’s backstory is nearly identical to Loretta Lynn or Dottie West"

Coliseum Distill Their Entire Discography

"At its best, I want a Coliseum record to be a part of someone’s life, hopefully in a way my favorite records have been such a huge part of my life"

Kid Millions’ Top 6 Drum Fills

Discussed: the cosmic territory of Terry Williams, the mysterious ways of Dale Crover, the metronomic finesse of Can

Speedy Ortiz’s Top 5 Vegan Snack Foods

"If finances weren't a concern, we'd be dining on truffle-oiled tofu steaks on the regular. But when you're trying to live on a few bucks a day, cheapest is chiefest."

Colleen’s Top 5 Jamaican Versions

"Please listen to this with good headphones or real speakers as Jamaican music without bass frequencies just won’t hit you the same way!"

A Place To Bury Strangers’ Top 5 Ways To Make Evil Rock Music

"With a cape and some ox blood you can make this totally evil"

Howlin Rain’s Top 4 Musical Monuments of Elegant Sorrow and Despair

"You know the ones: head down, hoodie up, shades on, fuck everyone, fuck everything... Self-absorbed in despair."

Noveller’s Top 5 Criterion Collection DVDs Worth Keeping

Discussed: Bergman, Jarmusch, Brakhage, fevered states and pan flutes