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Features / Profiles

Madvillainy at 15: MF Doom on the Legacy of His Classic Madlib Collaboration (Spin)

Kero Kero Bonito Are Smiling Through It All (The FADER)

Tim Hecker on Wrestling With Ambient Music, Plus Minimal Jazz, Analog Synthscapes, and More (Spin)

Pharmakon’s Self-Cannibalizing Noise, Plus Psychedelic Sitar, Piano Minimalism, and More (Spin)

Good Blogs

Stop Calling Me A Monster Because I Bite My String Cheese (Munchies / Vice)

Justin Bieber Admits Tom Cruise Would Probably Kick His Ass (Spin)

Year of the Nosebleed (Avidly / LA Review of Books)

Criticism

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Masterfully Meld Past and Present on Bandana (Spin)

Taylor Swift’s “Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince” Is a Perfect Fantasy for Our Dysfunctional Times (Spin)

The Incendiary Her Smell Is About More Than Punk Nihilism (Spin)

Game of Thrones Gave the Hound the Ending He Deserved (Spin)

Under the Silver Lake Is a Maze With No Center (Spin)

Merzbow & HEXA — Achromatic [3.8/5] (Resident Advisor)

Loscil — Submers [4.0/5] (Resident Advisor)

Joseph Shabason — Anne [3.9/5] (Resident Advisor)

Steve Hauschildt — Dissolvi [3.8/5] (Resident Advisor)

Hear Mary Lattimore's Ghostly Player Piano Song “Glamorous Mom” (Pitchfork)

Cuco and Clairo’s “Drown” Is a Love Song For Anyone Who’s Been Left on Read (Pitchfork)

On “Evensong,” Sarah Davachi's Ambient Feels Ancient (Pitchfork)

Ital Tek Takes Footwork into the Future on “Blood Rain” (Pitchfork)

Vampire Weekend Dive Deeper on “Big Blue” (Spin)

“The National Settle Into a Cautious Optimism on ‘You Had Your Soul With You’” (Spin)

Rico Nasty, As She Wants To Be (Passion of the Weiss)