Michael Heimbaugh

In defense of latter-day Weezer

The meme-prone power-pop icons have been the subject of widespread critical derision for the better part of two decades. But do they deserve it?

6 Essential Mark Hollis Songs

In light of the recent death of the brilliant and enigmatic Talk Talk frontman, we take a look at some of his greatest and most essential tracks.

Ryan Adams and the Future of #MeToo

Adams is the latest high-profile musician to be accused of sexual misconduct. What does this mean for the future of music’s relationship with the #MeToo movement?

The 10 best Vampire Weekend songs, ranked

In preparation for their upcoming record ‘Father of the Bride,’ we count down the top 10 best tunes from the celebrated indie-pop tricksters.

Album review: Beirut’s ‘Gallipoli’

Almost 15 years into their existence, the globe-hopping indie folk outfit deliver some of their most intricate, subtly brilliant music yet.

10 hip-hop producers to watch in 2019

From Tay Keith to Murda Beatz, here’s a closer look at 10 of the most remarkable studio wizards working today that we hope to hear from this year.