What’s it say when the Cubs are more fun to watch than the Joffrey?
The New York string quartet and composer/guitar share exciting new work.
Front man Hunter Hunt-Hendrix discusses the strange, exalted, and uncategorizable new album that should finally end the argument about where the band belongs.
The fractured Brooklyn outfit reform for a reissue, tour, and new record.
Our top picks for fall music: A conversation with prolific bassist and composer Matt Ulery, and more best bets
In 2007 the label had 15 new releases; in 2013 it’s on track for 37.
The good, the bad, and the disturbingly Freudian at the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival
Mud pits, Danny Brown sightings, and a stellar set by Sleigh Bells on Saturday
Five minutes of See the World Given to a One Love Entity, the 37-minute song/record from Greg Fox’s Guardian Alien
Today’s 12 O’Clock Track is “Funeral Fog,” a black-metal classic by Mayhem.
So far the Pitchfork Music Festival’s lineup features Feist, Liturgy, Cloud Nothings, Grimes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Willis Earl Beal, and more.
My favorite albums of the year that the Reader wrote about
My favorite half-hundred records of 2011
Reader writers and friends tackle the year in music from five different directions
San Francisco black-metal five-piece Deafheaven swing through Chicago on Sunday.