Some still wonder what could have been of the Dayton synth-punks, whose rise was halted by the shocking loss of leader Tim Taylor, 20 years ago this week.
Something to soak up the sweat
In celebration of Girlpool’s great new album, we’ve compiled a 16-song history of the female alt-rock vocal harmony, from the Shaggs to Sleater-Kinney to Haim.
Metal in the 21st century has found creative ways to achieve harmony through heaviness.
In this month’s metal column, we highlight five recent albums that find inspiration in the dark abyss of the cosmos.
How metal bands pay homage to the past (Power Trip), build a legacy atop it (Dool), or fail to learn from it (Metallica with Gaga).
Welcome to Pitchfork’s new monthly metal column, where we’ll guide you through the genre’s new music with an eye towards a specific theme.
Coming-of-age scenes based around the Raincoats, Black Flag, and Talking Heads? We ask 20th Century Women writer/director Mike Mills how he got so punk.
With a documentary on the Nirvana producer and Garbage drummer’s Smart Studios finally coming out, he and the film’s director discuss how to start musical spaces from nothing.
From Green Room to Mavis Staples and Damned docs, some of the year’s best music films have popped up on streaming services—just in time for year-end binging.
Prompted by Caribou telling Rush Limbaugh to fuck off for liking one of their songs last week, we recount other examples of conservative fandom gone publicly unappreciated.