Issue 145

In-depth reviews of new records from Angel Olsen and Local Natives, Fresh Snow reviews their favourite 13 experimental/improv albums, and so much more.

Heavy Rotation

What We're Listening To

Angel Olsen remains as enigmatic as ever on My Woman — no doubt her best record yet. Read more.

Local Natives go in surprising — but not unwelcome — new directions on their third record, Sunlit Youth. Read more.

On their sophomore record, St. Paul & The Broken Bones offer a more mature, earnest sound that’s as powerful as ever. Read more.

Izzy Bizu’s debut album is long enough that it feels like two records, but despite its contradictory nature, this jazz-inspired singer is an absolute treasure. Read more.

The husband-and-wife duo behind Karmin released their second album independently after being dumped by their record label. Read more.

Quick Hits

Videos & Singles We Dig

Firefox AK's first new song in five years is accompanied by a video about a deaf-blind teenager "experiencing God".


A Few of Our Favourite Things

Each of the guys in Fresh Snow pick their favourite improv and experimental records.