In an effort to stanch the flow of stale complaining about its "elitism" invite its readership into the magical world of music-publication listmaking, the online-tastemaker behemoth Pitchfork is putting together The Pitchfork List, which purports to count down its readers' favorite albums released b ... More >>
Death Cab For Cutie feat. Magik*Magik Orchestra w/ Youth Lagoon
Friday, April 27
Better than: The 10th-anniversary deluxe edition of Transatlanticism that will no doubt be releasedand inspire even more "Is Indie Rock Dead?" thinkpiecesnext year.
"One might ask what we' ... More >>
We started out the week on a positive jam. Riding high off Bob Dylan Week, we spent the weekend paying tribute to all those bands who came before with Craig Finn at Music Hall of Williamsburg and trying with all our hearts to sing along while the Dismemberment Plan flailed around on stage at ... More >>
Travis Morrison, in a rare break from his stand-up-comedy routine. Pics by Jena Cumbo.The Dismemberment Plan
Saturday, January 29
Better Than: Back when they played shows with Death Cab for Cutie as the "Death and Dismemberment" tour.
Travis Morrison, frontman for freshly reun ... More >>
Right about now you oughta be getting emails from Ticketmaster reminding you that you bought Pavement tickets, like, a solid year ago, and you better find them, because those shows are finally happening next week. So who'll fill the "eagerly anticipated yet dauntingly far away indie-rock reun ... More >>
Behold the amazing talents of Ryan Dombal.In the week someone introduced us to the term "rap sabbatical," we got investigative, bringing news of the newfound hip-hop ban at Savalas (which sent DJ Ayres packing), HARD Fest's harsh words for M.I.A., Lil Wayne's prefe ... More >>
Kudos to The Washington Post for breaking the news that hometown post-punk heroes the Dismemberment Plan are reuniting, after a seven-year absence, to back the vinyl reissue of their 1999 zenith Emergency & I. (I'm still a Change guy, but I got no complaints.) The extent of all this is tentat ... More >>