Rock

Momma Wanted To Be A Household Name. They Looked To Nirvana And Liz Phair

The rising band's indelibly catchy songs have swagger and scale not often found in indie
07/01/2022

Soccer Mommy Steps Into The Void On 'Sometimes, Forever'

'I want people to be able to listen to it just for the sonic enjoyment,' Sophie Allison says about making an album with Oneohtrix Point Never's Daniel Lopatin
06/23/2022

Perfume Genius's Unknowable Ecstasy

The art-pop maestro's new LP 'Ugly Season' is operatic and bold but insular by design
06/17/2022

Flasher's Utopian Joy Is For Everyone

The arty indie band's new album ‘Love Is Yours’ is the sound of throwing everything at the wall and having it all stick
06/16/2022

S.G. Goodman's Rustic Hymnals Double As Calls To Action

The Western Kentucky philosopher-songwriter brings queer perspective to rural tales of workers' rights and heartbreak
06/03/2022

Charlie Hickey's Songs About Family Love And Middle-School Enemies

The 'Nervous At Night' artist talks creating his debut album and writing love songs that predate his current relationships
05/20/2022

My Chemical Romance Lay 'The Foundations Of Decay' In Debut Live Performance

The emo giants return for their first show since 2019
05/17/2022

Wet Leg Make Mischief With Concise, Clever Indie Rock

The delightfully droll single 'Chaise Longue' made them a band to watch. Filled with dry, observational lyrics, their self-titled album proves their staying power
04/08/2022

The Linda Lindas Are 'Growing Up' And Making A Statement

The band, who went viral for a performance at a Los Angeles library, captures the universal complexities of getting older through fiery punk rock
04/07/2022

Camp Cope Triumphantly Weather The Storm

‘I used to think that playing shows and being a musician was the most important thing in the world,’ singer Georgia May says. ‘Then the pandemic happened’
03/28/2022