• Kiwi Jr.

    Kiwi Jr.

    Cooler Returns (Sub Pop). Review by Julius C. Lacking.

  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    A Tuba to Cuba (Sub Pop). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Low


    Double Negative (Sub Pop). Review by Julius C. Lacking.

  • Yuck


    Yuck (Fat Possum Records). Review by Jen Cray.

  • No Age

    No Age

    Sub Pop melodic noisemakers No Age kicked off a week-long anniversary celebration for one of Orlando’s best concert promoters at one of the town’s coolest little clubs. Jen Cray dropped in to pay her respects.

  • The Thermals

    The Thermals

    The Thermals are keeping the vitality of mid ’90s-styled indie rock alive and well.

  • Sonic Boom

    Sonic Boom

    In author Pete Blecha’s new examination of the gnarled roots of Seattle rock music, he posits that it all started with the slurred words “Louie Louie.” Scott Adams obviously approves.

  • Grunge Is Dead

    Grunge Is Dead

    Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,

  • Tad: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

    Tad: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears

    You think copyright infringement’s today’s hot topic? Tad‘s been there and done that, and they’re so over it, they’re over it. Scott Adams drinks a nameless, fizzy soft drink in toast to Seattle’s grunge pioneers.

  • Glen Galloway

    Glen Galloway

    Glen Galloway is Soul Junk, who delivers the word backed by indie rock and hip-hop beats. Chris Catania talks to the man about Psalms, doing commercial music for BMW and faith.

  • Sleater-Kinney


    The Woods (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Wolf Parade

    Wolf Parade

    Wolf Parade (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Constantines


    Tournament of Hearts (Sub Pop). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Iron and Wine

    Iron and Wine

    Our Endless Numbered Days (Sub Pop). Review by Terry Eagan.

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