Singer and multi-instrumentalist Kori Gardner knows a little something about pouring one of her passions into a fledgling venture and turning it into something popular, enduring, profitable, and fulfilling: She and singer-drummer (and husband) Jason Hammel did it with their long-running indie-pop du ... More >>
The Secret History is a New York "post-pop" group operating squarely in the realm of teenage-romance breakup scenes and secrets told under the cover of night. Led by primary songwriter Michael Grace Jr, formerly of the indiepop cult heroes My Favorite, the band is fronted by Lisa Ronson, who hooked ... More >>
Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck, a/k/a the bro who sat for Da Vinci one time. Tonight, Phosphorescent, the only country warblers ever to dedicate a song to Coney Island's fleshy Mermaid Parade, celebrate the release of their new album at Other Music. In last week's Yes in My Backyard installme ... More >>
"That I can go to Google and the third thing that comes up "Is Stephin Merritt a racist because he doesn't like hip-hop?" It was so wrong and immoral, and it had never fully been cleared up."
A generation of terrified journalists and collaborators will tell you that Stephin Merritt is a fundament ... More >>