16 Years Ago: Trent Reznor Puts Nothingness into Nine Inch Nails’ Bleak Epic ‘The Fragile’
In a career defined by ambition, Nine Inch Nails' 1999 double-disc classic, 'The Fragile,' still stands out as Trent Reznor's most ambitious work.
Album Review: Metric, ‘Pagans in Vegas’
Metric's transition from indie rock to arena-scale pop becomes complete on their sixth full-length, the first of two they wrote this year.
Album Review: Ben Folds, ‘So There’
On his new album with the chamber group yMusic, the former Ben Folds Five leader blends pop and classical while retaining the qualities that made him famous.
Album Review: The Libertines, ‘Anthems for Doomed Youth’
On their first album in over 10 years, the Libertines don't sound as urgent as they once did, but they've arguably acquired other charms.
Producer Matt Wallace Opens Up About His Work With Faith No More, the Replacements + More
Wallace dishes at length with juicy anecdotes from the long, colorful history of Faith No More long and his time working with the Replacements.
Album Review: Lou Barlow, ‘Brace the Wave’
On his second album under his own name, the prolific lo-fi icon plays tunes with the ease, discretion and maturity of a master songwriter at work.
Album Review: Against Me!, ’23 Live Sex Acts’
Recorded last year while Against Me! toured in support of 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues,' this new live album captures a potent mix of politics and celebration.
The 23 Best Live Album Titles Ever
The release of Against Me!'s '23 Live Sex Acts' marks a fitting occasion to look back on some of the imaginative titles bands have named their live albums.
Album Review: Yo La Tengo, ‘Stuff Like That There’
Reunited with original guitarist Dave Schramm, Yo La Tengo bring remarkable unity to a wide range of material on this gentle, twinkling set of covers.
Album Review: Foals, ‘What Went Down’
Frontman Yannis Philippakis' attempt to make an album about primal masculinity doesn't derail Foals' mildly-spiced, contemplative brand of rock.