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 2006contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>
Mastadon. Dethklok. (Who apparently actually exist.) Converge. High on Fire. At Hammerstein tonight. You're welcome.
So if the idea of Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar singing songs inspired by a Jack Kerouac novel fills you with delight, than by all means, hit Webster Hall tonight. If you're hostile or indifferent, though, go anyway: The Long Winters are opening. John Roderick is perhaps the finest purveyor of sensit ... More >>
John Roderick seeks life partner, mega-band status
On the beauty but hollow humanity of micromanaged Mac rock