The Best Singles of 2016, #5

White Lung, “Below” Vancouver band White Lung hit their stride in 2016, and in so doing put out the best rock single of the year. Much like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Maps”, it’s an unusual moment of confession and emotional vulnerability from a very outspoken and confrontational singer atop some ingeniously atmospheric guitar work. To […]

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The Best Albums of 2016, #17

17. White Lung, Paradise (Domino) Vancouver band White Lung had been on my radar for years, to the point where I knew I’d hear an album I liked by them, but never knew when. Something seemed to be holding them back; either their hardcore felt too plain to my ears, or their attempts at commerciality […]

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