5 years ago
Merrill Garbus had to get over being stared at this year. "I'm amazed at my capacity to look at myself in pictures and see myself on YouTube and not do to myself mentally what I used to do," she said in November. But if Garbus proved anything in 2...
Underwhelmed And Overstimulated, The Finale: Jay-Z And Kanye West Fiddle While The Underground Gets Wasted5 years ago | Dance Music
This concludes Sound of the City's year-end roundtable, a conversation about pop music in 2011 between Tom Ewing, Eric Harvey, Maura Johnston, Nick Murray, and Katherine St. Asaph. Read it all again. Thanks for the handoff, Nick, and thanks to Kat...
5 years ago | Indie
Sound of the City's year-end roundtable, with contributions from Tom Ewing, Eric Harvey, Maura Johnston, Nick Murray, and Katherine St. Asaph, continues. Follow along here. Greetings to you four from Bloomington, Indiana, a happening college town ...
I Want My 18-34 Demographic: MTV's Research-Heavy (And Kinda Unhip) Approach To Melding Radio And TV6 years ago | Media
MTV turns 30 today. To celebrate, we're running a bunch of pieces on the channel, its legacy, and its future. The first 59 minutes of MTV12:01 a.m. to 1 a.m., exactly 30 years ago todaytotally sucked. Not because the upstart cable netw...
6 years ago | Film and TV
Yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Duplass brothersthe siblings behind last year's cutesy indie Cyruswere shopping a script for a thriller in which the mother of a recently deceased indie rocker seeks vengeance on a blo...
6 years ago
For an album so undeniably 2011, Tyler, the Creator's Goblin sure starts off sounding a lot like 1993. The first words we hear him spit on Goblin are "I'm not a fuckin' role model"a slightly altered version of Charles Barkley's notorious Nik...