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Editor’s Picks: 10 Post-Punk Albums from the 2010s that You’ll Love into 2020

Editor’s Picks: 10 Post-Punk Albums from the 2010s that You’ll...
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Alexander Ortega felt it necessary to talk about 10 of his favorite post-punk albums that he’s encountered—by and large—through SLUG Magazine this decade. … read more

10 Experimental Albums That Made 2017 Slightly More Bearable

10 Experimental Albums That Made 2017 Slightly More Bearable
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I don’t need to explain to you why 2017 was a frustrating year to live through. I can, however, hope to lighten the load a little with these albums. … read more

’15 Top 5 Albums

’15 Top 5 Albums

Now that we’ve got you all gathered around the glowing hearth of the Internet—all snuggled up in your studded leather jackets, flanel shirts and anoraks—it’s time to share a list of our favorite releases from the year. … read more

Top 5 Indie Pop Albums To Pin To Your Anorak

Top 5 Indie Pop Albums To Pin To Your Anorak
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We get it—it’s not just a winter jacket, it’s a suit of armor for your shy sensibilities and tender emotional life. This list of pure, perfect indie pop albums from 2015 would make for perfect badges to decorate it with. … read more

Top 5 Darkwave Albums that We’re Pretty Sure were Written by Robots

Top 5 Darkwave Albums that We’re Pretty Sure were Written...
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In the year 2015, we’re still a long way away from creating autonomous, AI-driven androids to take over all of our menial labor, and even further away from an inevitable uprising led by an army of robotic Arnold Schwarzeneggers. Luckily, we have our own little taste of the future in the form of these five awesome darkwave albums from this year. … read more

Top 5 Paisley-Crushing Psych Albums

Top 5 Paisley-Crushing Psych Albums
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We get it—you like Dead Meadow, bro, but there’s a lot of psych out there that breaks this mold—psych to bang your head to and to do a spooky dance to. Here are five psych albums that keep the genre interesting. … read more

Top 5 Dummest Fasterest Punk Albums

Top 5 Dummest Fasterest Punk Albums
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Sometimes, all you need is a wild punk album to keep you from exploding. This list offers dumb, fast punk albums to keep you sane for the rest of the year. … read more

Top 5 Synthpop Albums For Joyriding In A Stolen UFO

Top 5 Synthpop Albums For Joyriding In A Stolen UFO
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So you’ve figured out how to jump the mysterious metallic UFO that crash-landed in your backyard, but you’re not sure you wanna listen to whatever alien version of Justin Bieber that’s blaring from the radio on your joyride to the intergalactic space-mall. Let this list of 2015’s most innovative and alien synthpop albums soundtrack your hyperdrive. … read more

Top 5 Extreme Metal Albums You Lost When Your Mom Cleaned The Basement

Top 5 Extreme Metal Albums You Lost When Your Mom...
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Your mom would throw out these extreme metal albums based on the band and album names alone. Don’t let her see the artwork—these extreme metal albums are the nasties of 2015. … read more

Top 5 Albums That A Graywhale Employee Convinced You To Buy

Top 5 Albums That A Graywhale Employee Convinced You To...
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Hey there, audiophile—you looking to dig deeper for your collection? You can find albums in this list at Graywhale Entertainment, written by a certified Graywhale employee. … read more