Tom Carter Benefit: Chelsea Light Moving, Steve Gunn, White Out
Wednesday, September 12
Better than: Wishing this week's Sonic Youth communiqué was a tour announcement.
It's been almost a year since Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore called it quits. The split, of course, has stalled Sonic Yo ... More >>
This should probably not be how you do it.It's a common dilemma of the booty club: You're buzzing off the overpriced drinks, two-stepping with the opposite sex. The lighting is right and you're getting closer and closer to each other... and then DJ Lack-of-Direction throws on some bullshit. Y ... More >>
Kathy BoosChrissy Murderbot/Machinedrum
Thursday, May 19
Better than: Listening to deep sub-bass on laptop speakers.
Planet Mu has one of the more unique trajectories of any electronic dance label. Mike Paradinas founded it in the mid-'90s as a showcase for the sort of IDM he ... More >>
Left to right: Raphael Saddiq, Luther Vandross, Usher, Gerardo, Masta Killa, and Jimmy RollinsIt's a poorly kept industry secret that rock writers are cheaters, frauds, and goons -- as dependent on Google as a clown is on facepaint. Our ongoing column "Are You Smarter Than a Rock Critic?" pee ... More >>
In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Chuck Eddy on Michael Jackson's 1991 hated-on-mostly-but-still-plenty-epic Dangerous.
Sound of Breaking Glass
By Chuck Eddy
December 17, 1981
Hey, so how come nobody's compared the fucker to There's a Riot Goin' On?
Well, maybe Rio ... More >>