Music

Riot Fest

Photos: Riot Fest Chicago 2014

Check out photos from some of Alarm's favorite moments, including Patti Smith, Metric, Wu-Tang ...

Arcade Fire

Photos: Arcade Fire @ the United Center (Chicago), 08/26/14

Arcade Fire casted their reflection on Chicago's United Center Tuesday evening.

Mogwai

Interview: Mogwai balances a maturing sound with film scoring

Over its Satan phobia, the Scottish pack of absurdist instrumentalists blazes a new sonic ...

Q&A: Helms Alee finds a home at Sargent House

A boundary-free trio of friends navigates rough recording waters to find home at Sargent ...

NIN Steve Jennings

Q&A: Light legend LeRoy Bennett of Seven Design Works

With Nine Inch Nails' spellbinding Tension tour as just one of his many projects, ...

Q&A: Pixies on making the right mistake

After 23 years between LPs, Joey Santiago and David Lovering of Pixies check in ...

Label Q&A: Deathwish Inc.

The self-owned hardcore label discusses its start, its distinct visual style, and the less-than-glamorous ...

The Hudson Branch

Video Premiere: The Hudson Branch’s “All Is Fallen”

Filmed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, The Hudson Branch's beautiful ...

Alarm #42

Phantogram, Pixies, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Cults, and more in Alarm #42—out now!

With summer in full festival mode, Alarm Magazine is proud to release its latest ...

Adebisi Shank

Best Albums: Adebisi Shank, FKA Twigs, Dilated Peoples

Adebisi Shank: This Is the Third Album of a Band Called Adebisi Shank FKA ...

Lollapalooza Event Recap: After the Park @ Rockit Bar & Grill

The official Lollapalooza events may have wound down at 10 PM this year per ...