Challenges of music journalism, plus news on local hip-hop, garage rock, and synthy experiments
Tiger Bones call it a day, Like Pioneers cut a second LP, and more
The best in no-cost rock, R&B, and rap
The Hideout throws a South by Southwest sendoff party with Outer Minds, Tiger Bones, Mickey, Radar Eyes, Rabble Rabble, the Waco Brothers, Joan of Arc, and more.
A nice surprise from Tiger Bones, two helpings of great lo-fi pop, SoundCloud’s decision to alienate its DJ friends, hot Pitchfork Music Festival news, and more
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Barrington Levy, Resonance Ensemble, American Heritage, Iron & Wine, Janet Jackson, the Ex, Nels Cline, Rafael Toral, and more