Issue 131

This week’s issue features Black Pistol Fire, Elohim, Marissa Nadler, Robert Glasper, and Flume.

Heavy Rotation

What We're Listening To

Skin is an appropriate name for Flume’s second release: a highly sensual set of tracks prove that Harley Streten is at not just the top of his game, but also the top of electronic music’s pyramid. Read more.

On Everything’s Beautiful, Robert Glasper undergoes the immense task of re-contextualizing classics from Miles Davis for a new century — and the results are wildly impressive. Read more.

Marissa Nadler’s newest record is other-worldly and sees the folk singer branching out her sound, becoming slightly more accessible in the process. Read more.

Elohim’s debut record is synth pop straight from the heart of Los Angeles: sunny, fun, and catchy — even though it isn’t particularly deep. Read more.

Black Pistol Fire’s fourth studio record is a nearly perfect blues-influenced garage rock record. What it lacks in originality it makes up for with songwriting polish. Read more.