Chris Kornelis

  • Music

    July 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Three Other Reasons Why Sales Of Old Records Are Outpacing Sales Of New Ones

    This week the news came out that sales of catalog albums outpaced those of new records during the first six months of 2012. Current (less than 18 months old) albums sold 73.9 million copies between January 2 and June 1, down from 82.8 million in the first six months of 2011; catalog albums sold 76.6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Da Capo's Second-Best Music Writing 2011: 112 Of Last Year's Most Notable Music Stories

    The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing— which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006—contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2007

    More Fun With Soundslides: Brooklyn's Oakley Hall at SXSW

    Who needs video with a copy of Soundslides and a stick of chewing gum? Click for full effect. Couple weeks ago, Voice music editor Rob Harvilla previewed Brooklyn's Oakley Hall at SXSW: "Sired by singer-guitarist Patrick Sullivan (late of the equally excellent and still resurgent Brooklyn art-rock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2007

    SXSW Live Audio: Cold War Kids at La Zona Rosa

    Click for some Cold War Kids fun-time. Incredibly excellent Cold War Kids set on Thursday night at South By Southwest. Unfortunately the door-dicks at La Zona Rosa wouldn't let me bring my camera inside the because I didn't have some stupid pink tag on it — jerks must be in cahoots with pedicab s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2007

    SXSW Live: The Horrors

    Do the click for an audio slideshow of The Horrors at the Village Voice Media Party. The Horrors at La Zona Rosa, Austin Texas Date: Friday, March 17 Better than: The Bravery So what if Ultragrrl's version of a goth band only played a three-and-a-half songs? It was 3:30 pm on a Friday afternoon an ... More >>