New Music: Palm Honey – “Stick The Knife In”

Psychedelic pop outfit Palm Honey has released their latest single “Stick the Knife In.” The young English foursome from Reading’s ethos usually relies on fuzzy guitars and groovy pop, but their latest release enters ...

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The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop’s greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with vital information and ideas and emotions, that ...

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Classic Reviews: Radiohead, ‘OK Computer’

This review originally ran in the August 1997 issue of Worldmusicfests. In honor of the release of Radiohead’s ninth album, A Moon Shaped Pool, we’ve republished this piece here. Like Beck with “Loser,” ...

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Japandroids Announce World Tour

Japandroids have announced that they’ll also embark on a world tour behind their upcoming album Near to the Wild Heart of Life. After their show in Mexico City on the 25th, the Japandroids ...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Donald Trump With Jimmy Kimmel

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda was a guest on Friday night’s  Jimmy Kimmel Live, where conversation naturally turned to new president-elect Donald Trump. Miranda, he said, learned about “the new orange president” Wednesday morning ...

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Ka and the Hidden Lineage of Brownsville Hip-Hop

Ka uses a minimalist’s palette — haunted instrumental loops and laconic delivery — to color his songs’ brutal realism and serrated wit. The 44-year-old New York MC doesn’t deviate from that formula on ...

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