What are you listening to this week?

Last week when Courtney Barnett dropped “Nameless, Faceless,” the first track from her upcoming album, Tell Me How You Really Feel, it turned out to be exactly what I didn’t know I wanted to hear. The Aussie’s sardonic address to internet trolls is delivered in her signature chill, witty style but with an added bite…

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St. Vincent, Beck (finally), Wu-Tang, and more albums to expect this October

Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to review sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out…

Celebrate your independence all weekend with a live stream of Denmark’s Roskilde Music Fest

As you’re likely well aware, summer festival season is in full swing. This weekend, while Americans are celebrating Independence Day/pretending nothing is wrong, the Danish will be partying it up at the Roskilde Music Festival. Touted as “the largest music festival in Northern Europe,” the event has been bringing an…

The 15 best albums of 2015

It might sound cliché at this point, but in 2015, the music industry bounced back. Maybe not all the way back to its mid-’90s peaks of excess, but relatively speaking in today’s terms. Taylor Swift made buckets of money touring her 1989 record, Adele broke long-held sales records with 25, and everyone with a radio and…

Exclusive: Watch Courtney Barnett cover The Lemonheads

No, it’s not A.V. Undercover—though Courtney Barnett joined us for a Breeders cover last season. Today we’ve got an exclusive video of Barnett covering The Lemonheads’ “Being Around,” from the band’s 1993 album Come On Feel The Lemonheads. There’s an Australian connection to the song: At the time, main Lemonhead Evan…

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