Wand Laughing Matter

On their fifth full-length album, the LA psych-rock quintet's no-holds-barred sonic assault of melodicism and experimentation reveal a knack for melodic complexity.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez reviews...

Fat White Family Serfs Up!

The Peckham, South London band's third full-length album furthers their sheen of coolness and atmospheric moods.

Kirk Sever reviews...

Anderson .Paak Ventura

Picking up from where Malibu left us three years ago, Oxnard sees the rise, fall, love, heartache, and unconditional aroma of not going through the journey alone.  

Janette Ayub reviews...

Weyes Blood Titanic Rising

Natalie Mering's fourth full-length album is a lean, 40-minute recording that carefully considers her performative sentiments with fine craftsmanship.

Juan Edgardo Rodríguez dives in...


Lady Lamb (Interview)

Lady Lamb talks about diving into her own life, the push and pull of opposing emotions and Deep Love moments on the New York subway. 

Joe Marvilli interviews...

Quick Takes (February 2019)

In our ongoing Quick Takes feature, writer Juan Edgardo Rodríguez and Staff Writer Sean Caldwell once again revisit a handful of albums that caught their attention during the past month. This month's selections include Weezer, Girlpool, Bellrope and more.

It's another Weezer record..what can I say.


The films of 2017

With 2017 behind us, No Ripcord's Film and TV contributors look back on the year in film. 

Find out their picks...


Under the Silver Lake (David Robert Mitchell)

Under the Silver Lake, David Robert Mitchell's follow-up to It Follows, sees Andrew Garfield on a comically convoluted quest around the surreal nooks-and-crannies of Los Angeles.

Kirk Sever reviews...