2012 REVIEW SPECIAL: The Loud And Quiet top albums, shows, songs, EPs, books films and idiots of the year.
Plus interviews with: Darkstar / Prince Rama / Crushed Beaks / Kindness / Tame Impala / Carter Tutti Void
‘Sucker’ chugs away relentlessly like a grinding hit machine, spewing out the catchy loops and strangely sorrowful lyrics of ‘Gold Coins’
RETOLD: As Yep Roc and AIDS charity Red Hot release a new tribute record to Arthur Russell, the two men closest to him remember the cellist, composer and disco pioneer who made the avant garde popularist
There’s a new Mikal Cronin album coming, on May 4th, courtesy of Merge. Here’s ‘MCIII”s lead single, ‘Make My Mind Up’
Health, Patti Smith, Antony & The Johnsons, alt-J, The Black Keys, Interpol, Tyler The Creator will all play Primavera. Play the festival’s app game to win tickets
ART ROCK: Reef Younis investigates what rock stars do next. No.5: The inverted case of Neil Buchanan
Here’s the newest video from J. Tillman – aka Father John Misty. It’s not very good, but ‘Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins)’ is a hell of a track