Beach Fossils

Kohei Kawashima

As Beach Fossils prepares for another U.S. tour, frontman Dustin Payseur sat down to talk with our music intern Kyra Bruce bout the upcoming tour and much more. Payseur said the band feels "really lucky to be doing (Norman Music Festival)" but also talked about the darker sides of touring, and even his own mortality.

The Spy's Ferris O'Brien combs through hundreds of albums every year. Below are his 17 favorite albums of 2017:

17. Erasure - World Be Gone

Vince Clarke has always had a knack for writing catchy tunes. Andy Bell is as flamboyant as ever. Game. Set. Match.