Wear your ears to this totally jerkin’ sing-a-long
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Cruise through this index of the Voice's top ten albums from 1971 through 2013, according to its annual Pazz & Jop critics' poll, started by Robert Christgau. The poll has run every year since '71, except for a three-year hiatus after that first year. The prominence of legacy artists on the inaugu ... More >>
An all-star tribute to American power pop's finest, bleakest hour
An all-star collective performs Big Stars third album
Big Star's Third/Sister Lovers is quite possibly the most beloved power-pop album of all time, and certainly the most poignantly morose, a heartbreaking state only exacerbated by frontman Alex Chilton's death last year. Now comes word of a full-album live tribute with a crazy all-star cast, a ... More >>
Oooh, lookit, it's the XX, fresh from beguiling long lines of CMJ patrons and subsequently canceling shows due to exhaustion. That's all sorted out, apparently, and thus will pleasantly gloomy goth-pop elegies fill the air at Bowery Ballroom tonight. We're still all into this band, right, Int ... More >>
A covers album with a little more warmth than, say, Cat Power's
You wanted the best you got the best: Legends of Rock
Guitar Hero fans attempt to look sexy while playing video games. Results are inconclusive.
Critics' polls have evolved and arguably withered lately, but at least we didn't vote for Timbuk 3
The dangers of using Matthew Sweet as a guide to picking up chicks
A sideman-soloist screaming to be heard, lost in despair
You May Think Its Stupid; Rhett Miller Thinks Its Art
Where Genius And Problem Case Meet