Guides + Lists

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

5 of Reagenz’s Favorite Synths + Live Gear

Plus a playlist of the records that use them, from Cabaret Voltaire to Drexciya

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"

Four of Ought’s Favorite Books

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

5 Must-See Acts At Unsound 2014

Explore the ambient/aggressive extremes of Krakow's leading festival

Sloan’s Favorite Sloan Songs

Kinda like 'This Is Your Life', starring one of Canada's most crucial, boundary-pushing rock bands

5 Things You Need To Know About…
Tanya Tagaq

Find out what Björk's known for years

Matteah Baim’s Top 5 Films She Actually Saw In A Theater

Discussed: a chance meeting with Bill Murray, a double feature at the Gramercy Theatre, a definitive surfer doc and one alien transvestite

Puce Mary’s Favorite Cult Japanese Films

Discussed: 'Funeral Parade of Roses', 'Ichi the Killer', 'Onibaba', 'Kwaidan' and more

White Hills’ Rough Guide to Jim Jarmusch

Discussed: 'Only Lovers Left Alive', 'Dead Man' and 'The Limits of Control'

Greys’ Guide to Fugazi

"They were subtle, mercurial, dynamic... they weren't assholes about it either"

Joyce Manor’s Top 5 Most Underrated Rides at Disneyland

"About halfway through, you actually start to hope you get decapitated"

White Fence’s 5 Ways of Writing a Perfect Song

"Fuck them anyways; have they ever tried to write a song? Doubt it!"