Stories about New Music

New Music: Transcendental dancing with Eris Drew’s ‘Fluids of Emotion’

The Chicago artist delivers 'proto-rave ecstasy music' on new EP, looking to classic turntable techniques.

New Music: Bells Rang’s synth-rock makes a California Wave

The promising local band releases a new EP—in a San Francisco where venues and studios are disappearing fast.

Trixie Mattel’s grown-up dream world

A house, a partner, a new album, and a gangbusters tour. Has the drag star left her Barbie life behind? No way!

New music: Jeff Parker’s ‘Suite for Max Brown’ is jazz for a digital world

The Chicago guitarist's great new record pays tribute to his mother, utilizing cut-ups, loops, and other techniques.

New Music: Werkha strikes dance floor gold with ‘The Rigour’

UK artist's five-track EP breaks into singular territory, with spaceship synths and a jazz-inflected approach.