What's F'n Next

Latest Articles


What's F'n Next? Buke and Case

Almost every person I've told about Buke and Gase assumes that they'll hate this band, which isn't their fault.
Hudson, New York
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 01, 2013

What's F'n Next? Widowspeak

Shortly after the release of their 2011 self-titled debut, Widowspeak drummer and founder Michael Stasiak left the band; it was the blow that drove singer Molly Hamilton and guitarist Robert Earl Thomas to make a better album.

By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  January 25, 2013

What's F'n Next? Nude Beach

Chuck Betz, Ryan Naideau, and Jimmy Shelton met in high school on Long Island while playing in punk and hardcore bands like Guadalupe, Dustheads, and Religious Knives.

By LIZ PELLY  |  January 11, 2013

What's F'n Next? | Heaven's Gate

After disbanding his punky noise-pop four-piece Sweet Bulbs last year, guitarist Mike Sheffield dove right into assembling his new Brooklyn band Heaven's Gate by having them open a show he'd already booked for touring friends.

By LIZ PELLY  |  December 07, 2012

What's F'n Next? Stepdad

The kaleidoscopic neon-pop of Stepdad, which shares some sonic DNA with the Double-P, has unpredictably blown out of Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  November 30, 2012

What's F'n Next? Metz

The joke's on you if you still think Canada is just our laid-back, friendly neighbor up north. Futher proof to the contrary: Toronto's METZ, who would lead you to believe that Canada is one big furious mosh pit.
Toronto, Canada
By PERRY EATON  |  November 16, 2012


What's F'n Next? Father John Misty

Josh Tillman — a/k/a Tillman, a/k/a Father John Misty — is one hell of a dancer.

By HILARY HUGHES  |  October 26, 2012

What's F'n Next? Swearin'

Allison Crutchfield grew up in the punk-rock world of DIY. And with her newest band, Swearin', she's released one of the best records of the year.

By LIZ PELLY  |  October 19, 2012