Simply put, we were shocked at the amount of fantastic new material this week. A particular mood may not stick out in this mix, but May 13th should be marked on your calendars immediately. Packed with new albums from both …
Upcoming Festival Appearances
Michael Gira and Co. continue their support behind new album, To Be Kind.
Our second, slightly funky taste of To Be Kind.
Some sweet dreams — and some wild ones, too.
An expanded jaunt in support of To Be Kind.
Also take a look at six pieces of artwork for the band’s new album, To Be Kind.
Swans and Tim Hecker associate preps new solo LP.
Dates in both the US and UK in support of To Be Kind.
The follow-up to 2012′s The Seer arrives in May.
Fundraising campaign includes custom-written song by Michael Gira.
The longest six hours ever is yet to come. Maybe.
Because 40 just wouldn’t cut it.
Three writers sift through hundreds of bands with their report and photos.
And a live album to boot.
One of this year’s most eclectic lineups — in pictures!
The Walkmen, Black Flag, Swans, Solange, Mac DeMarco, and more.
El-P, Killer Mike, Mac DeMarco, Rustie, and Trash Talk also added.
McCartney, Petty, Mumford and Sons, BjÃ¶rk, Wilco, and more.
The Breeders, James Blake, Grizzly Bear, and Deerhunter, too.
Our 2012 annual report comes to a striking end.
How many ticket stubs are on your nightstand?
Fact: We streamed a ton of tracks this year.
Here’s where our eyes have been all year.
A frequently updated list of shows affected by the storm.
Eleven long minutes of ear crack.
Our first few steps into Fall 2012 looked really good.
Straight to your doorstep — sans any plutonium.