Beacon: Show Preview

Over the course of three EPs and a full-length, 2013’s The Ways We Separate, Brooklyn duo Beacon has mapped a slow but determined course…

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Jon Hopkins: Show Preview

Immunity, the latest album by East London sound designer Jon Hopkins, opens with the sound of someone unlocking a reverberant space. Whether it's a…

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Shabazz Palaces: Show Preview

First, Ishmael Butler rapped as “Butterfly” in Digable Planets, a '90s jazz-rap group produced by King Britt — their 1993 single, “Rebirth of Slick…

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Main Attrakionz: Show Preview

The sky clearly isn't the limit for Oakland hip-hop duo Main Attrakionz, that seems to thrive in its current residence of outer space. Bursting…

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The Hold Steady: Show Preview

The worlds of indie rock and sprawling, bloodthirsty pseudo-medieval epics rarely overlap. But an episode last year of HBO's Game of Thrones closed with…

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White Lung: Show Preview

Vancouver punk quartet White Lung released its third LP, Deep Fantasy, last month to what the smart money says will be universal acclaim: It's…

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