Straight Series

Rhye’s Mike Milosh doesn’t want his music to make people angry; he hopes it helps them think about what’s important.
The Canadian supergroup drummed up its Thrash Rock Legacy and more over an energetic, genre-jumping set.
The brilliantly chaotic Thrash Rock Legacy suggests that the men of Mounties live by rules of their own devising.
Lord Huron’s Ben Schneider fictionalizes events from his life in his songs, which can get him in trouble.
Sometimes there’s nowhere to go but up, and this reality isn’t lost on Hollerado singer Menno Versteeg as he reflects on the last time his band played Vancouver.
Pop stardom beckons, but family still comes first for the sisters in the fast-rising L.A. buzz act Haim.
Jessie Ware had her pick of career paths, but the one she chose might lead the U.K. singer to superstardom.
Becky Black and Maya Miller headlined an all-local Straight Series show that saw fans climbing on stage and diving into the crowd.