A year after the death of pioneering Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen, a posthumous album highlights his work with younger generations.
Catherine Ringer’s famous duo, Les Rita Mitsouko, are no more—but she performed their punky, jazzy synth-pop songs for a recent live release.
The new album from Austin “supergroup” USA/Mexico is the musical antidote to consciousness.
Dale Jenkins’s 1985 oddity was released last week in an expanded version by Spanish label Guerssen and Chicago-based label Got Kinda Lost.
Written shortly after Nixon’s resignation, James Brown’s “Funky President (People It’s Bad)” speaks to today’s political corruption too.
Rowdy UK postpunk band Black Country, New Road dropped their eagerly awaited debut album on Friday.
Sometimes you learn more from a machine when it stops working.
Monster Mike’s new video, by local crew New Trash, may be your only chance to see a rapper duel a cetacean with katanas.
On the new Celestial Tyrant, Sacramento metal Battle Hag look to Greek mythology for a story of renewal.
The letter “Q” may be ruined, but the conspiracy can’t have Quarterflash.
Did 2020 set the bar low enough that it’s safe to hope this year will be better?
A new two-disc compilation from Angry Peasants hopes to help “save CIVL-zation.”
Neptunian Maximalism’s recent triple album, Éons, imagines a future Earth dominated by hyperintelligent elephants.
“Fall Apart” will appear on Daniel Knox’s next album, Won’t You Take Me With You, which is due in January.
Chicago singer-songwriter Ian Iversen does his part to redeem Christmas music with the cheeky retro new wave of “Santa.”