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FRIGS on the banging new music from Toronto you just have to listen to right now

Toronto band FRIGS have just released their debut album, the post-punk winner ‘Basic Behaviour’, and to celebrate – they’ve been kind enough to …

Spotify

Anna von Hausswolff: Dead Magic review – doomy epic from a supernatural talent

(City Slang)<p>The organ is a strange and compelling instrument, its pedal board capable of moving the secular and religious alike. We hear it played in celebration, when new life begins and vows are made, and also at the end, in requiem for the dead. Little wonder, then, that gothic composers such as …

Books

Make Purple Rain Cake and More Prince-Inspired Recipes with LITTLE RED VELVETTE

You’ve listened to Prince‘s memorable songs over and over again. But what if those songs were turned into baked goods? That’s what London-based Cat …

Prince

12 Great Country, Americana Albums You Probably Didn't Hear in 2017

From Sara Evans' pop-country stunner to Jeffrey Steele's old-school Sons of the Palomino project<p>12<p>By , , , , ,<p>These albums – some from known stars, …

Country Music

15 Great Albums You Probably Didn't Hear in 2017

Rolling Stone critics choose LPs that flew under the radar<p>15<p>By<p>These albums – from lesser-known but more-than-worthy artists – may not have burned …

Dolores O'Riordan

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

Share < br />this article:<p>We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we’ve made it through 11 months of …

Indie Rock Projects You May Have Missed In 2017

One of the best parts about my time living in a DIY punk house was being able to see a ton of bands before they “make it big.” Over the course of the four years I’ve been involved in the space, I have seen some incredible bands come through my former basement, and every once in a while I am …

Indie Music

All The Best Rock Albums Of 2017

In its early years in the mid-twentieth century, rock music faced a lot of backlash due to its nature of inclusivity and breaking down of racial barriers. It served as a massive economic opportunity for performers of color, with artists like Chuck Berry and Little Richard marching to the forefront …

Chuck Berry

Holiday Shopping 2017: 15 Gifts For Music Lovers

What's Your New Year's Music Resolution?<p>Jan 1, 2018 - 12:05 am<p>Each new year, millions of people make resolutions to be their best selves, put their …

Elton John

Top 15 Indie Songs of October 2017

October brought in the Halloween classic tunes, costumes, candy to rot your teeth out and of course, some new music. The month went by in a blink of …

Indie Music

Bully's Alicia Bognanno Doesn't Want to Be a Pessimist

If you distilled Bully’s discography into one single message it would probably be: <i>I am just trying to be sane right now</i>. Fronted by Alicia Bognanno, …

Music Industry
Rap & Hip-Hop

Foo Fighters Christen D.C.'s Newest Venue With Anthemic Hits

Brand new architectural spaces, no matter how jaw-dropping, don’t yet have a soul. So those who’ve been documenting the rise of D.C.’s new music …

Consequence of Sound welcomes Chelsea Wolfe to Chicago’s Metro

<i>Consequence of Sound</i> is excited to welcome California goth rocker Chelsea Wolfe to Chicago’s Metro on Tuesday, October 24th. The show comes just a …

Pool Holograph Is One of Chicago DIY's Most Promising Upstarts

We talk to frontman Wyatt Grant about the indie band's jangly new album 'Transparent World,' which you can listen to right now.<p>Wyatt Grant's songs have had a heightened sense of urgency ever since the Chicago-based musician transformed his songwriting project Pool Holograph from a bedroom-recorded …

Indie Music

Spotify Playlist: 50 underground bangers that hit your workout hard

Here at <i>Mixmag</i>, we aim to keep you loaded with playlists as regularly as possible.<p>It's time for a weekly addition to our Spotify ranks with a new …

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the dropping temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning …

Cooking

Operation No Waste - Chowhound

Do you buy fresh vegetables and meats, fully intending to cook them, only to have them go bad before you get the chance? Is your fridge brimming with …

Recipes

How To Fold A Pocket Square Like A Pro

Not a lot of people know this, but the pocket square has been around since before Don Draper. Quite a bit before, in fact. Handkerchiefs have been …

Sewing

The Top 10 Workout Songs For August 2017

This month’s top workout songs benefit mightily from the element of surprise. Genres and artists that don’t generally make appearances in these …

Imagine Dragons
AOL

5 Stress Relief Sounds To Ease The Anxiety Of A Long Day At Work

Stressful days at work can, unfortunately, come in abundance, but they don't have to deplete you of all your energy. Sometimes, all you need is an …

Newport Folk Festival 2017: 10 Best Things We Saw

New bands thrilled alongside Newport mainstays Wilco, Fleet Foxes and the Avett Brothers<p>10<p>By<p>Newport Folk Festival proves year after year to be one of …

Festivals

How To Use Music To Make Workouts Seem Easier

Working out to music can be somewhat of a gamble: Sometimes you hit the jackpot and all the songs are bops, and other times you have to keep skipping …

The Top 10 Workout Songs For August 2017

This month’s top workout songs benefit mightily from the element of surprise. Genres and artists that don’t generally make appearances in these playlists show up in force. In the list below, we’ll recap the obvious hits and leftfield picks alike.<p>Rap tracks generally meet with mixed success in the …

Vinyl Apocalypse: the LP Shelving Dilemma

The three most traumatic events anyone can experience in life? The death of a loved one? A surprise audit by the IRS? Your entire LP collection …

Nudge, Nudge: One small square for a man, one giant step for style

Until last weekend, I didn’t even know I needed a new pocket square. It was my wife who informed me of this fact. Here’s the situation. In coming …

Mary Anne Hobbs: ‘I’d rather gnaw my own leg off than go to Ibiza’

The BBC 6 Music DJ and long-time champion of bleeding-edge electronic music empties her psychic record bag<p><b>The track I always play to rescue a dancefloor</b> <b><br>Pinch & Mumdance ft Riko Dan:</b> Big Slug<p>I played it at the opening of the new Tate Modern building and 5,000 people who’d never heard any of their …

Spotify Playlist: 50 new house tracks that will keep you dancing 'til dawn

There are many sub-genres within house but whether you're a deep house connoisseur (proper deep house) or you simply can't get enough of the …

Five red hot American ‘punk’ bands you need to know

After Donald Trump was elected, there was a peculiarly optimistic call that resonated across the music internet. It was a movement that Jessica Hopper termed “the silver-lining myth:” the belief that under Trump, music (more specifically, punk music) would flourish. The reasoning was simple enough: …

Indie Music