Keeping their fans up to date, Zao has posted a photo of 13 songs for their newest record on *gasp* a compact disc. They say more are to come, so whether this means a stocked album when it comes out — or if they’re going to pare it down — remains to be seen.

The cool thing is that the records have some track names on them, so whether “Leviathan,” “Unpleasant,” and “End of Life” are song titles, we will also see!


Top 25 Albums of 2020

The Top 25 Albums of 2020

When the going gets tough, artists create art. Despite a world reckoning outside our quarantined doors, musicians relentlessly created new music giving birth to genre-defining releases and, despite a year spent indoors, a marked 2020 full of passion and fervor. Here are our Top 25 albums of 2020.


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Droning On

The world came to a halt in 2020, but London-based Drones trudged on, giving a voice to the hurt that circulates with (or without) a pandemic: "You shouldn’t underestimate the power of writing things down or literally speaking them out loud, which I’m learning. I’m glad I made these songs, no matter how personal they are."


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