Debate the WMC's relevance if you like, but it still inadvertently drags plenty of DJs to town
For the week of February 28-March 6, 2007
41 Pearl Jam, "World Wide Suicide" (J) [Neile's Life] Hot Chip, "Boy From School" (DFA/Astralwerks) [Daddy's Gonna Kill Ralphie] [Igloo.CL] Cover: Portastatic, "Boy From School" [Living Like Skyscrapers] E-40 featuring Keak Da Sneak, "Tell Me When To Go" (Sick Wid It/Warner Bros) [Come Pick M ... More >>
11 The Killers, "When You Were Young" (Island) [Underrated Magazine] 12 My Chemical Romance, "Welcome to the Black Parade" (Warner Bros.) [Speed of Dark] 13 TV on the Radio, "Wolf Like Me" (4AD/Interscope) [Red Blondehead] 14 Hot Chip, "Over and Over" (Astralwerks) [Indietastic] 15 ... More >>
It's hard to hear those voices in my head over all that racket!
Return of the heaviest and most melodramatic progressive rock cult band you never heard
Music so unlikely it could be written and performed rather than researched and found
So many unpretentious young bands with a geniune knack, so many others without a clue
Eight inauthenticities hard to resist, even when hard to understand, or impossible to love
Where the fuck is for example the Z100, gangsta-rock, and Merina-Senegalese fusion?
Some very rough guides to living in a nation that won't share and will never be the same
Annual Pre-Pazz & Jop Handicappers' CG: Whose faves are whose? Tune in next week . . .
Garage Punks Discover New Wave and Kick Out the Cans
Pugilists at Rest
Dance Music's Heavy-Spirit Zone Survives at Shelter
Dance Music Accesses an Unseparatist Pop Sensibility
At Pho, a Thousand E-mails a Month Track the Great Digital Debate