[Image blatantly stolen from shoopers at WWP]"Finally, a country that treats its people right!"We had a feeling that this week leading up to Christmas would be pretty quiet around the underground bunker. And boy, were we wrong! What a crazy week, and it all started Sunday morning with our usu ... More >>
Prepare to have your mind blown
PEN World Voices Festival opens with a battle of the sexes
Natalie Merchant celebrates the grand opening of Poets House
An otherwise sleepy tribute gets ambushed by "Machine Gun"
(Or, Some Songs That Won't Really Make It All Better, But Might Help Get You Through the Next Hour)
Agile ingenue and extraterrestrial outsider experience life
Recombinant Rock in the Valley of Dub
Folksinger, Wordslinger, Start Me a Song
Six of these 12 picks recast known compositions, and only two of the six are in the rock tradition. But I did find one medium-obscure alt band worth writing about. One.