By Craig Hlavaty
Before I take any trip to Austin and SXSW, I always take more than a few days to peruse the schedule and check out a few of the hundreds of names on the roster and read their bios.
Some years there are more bands with "wolf" and "space" in their monikers than usual, and some year ... More >>
MTV turns 30 today. To celebrate, we're running a bunch of pieces on the channel, its legacy, and its future.
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The first 59 minutes of MTV12:01 a.m. to 1 a.m., ex ... More >>
Brooklyn's tightly wound NT make nervous, spasmodic strangle-punk full of precarious poke and prickle--think the Minutemen if their lyrics were less about Vietnam and more about "do it 'till ya puke." The band evolved from Jake Pepper's laptop experiments; eventually, he started to miss the w ... More >>
Two years ago, William Bowers compiled this playlist. Any further additions?
This holiday's abstract mandate can be sorta barren for us patriotically-challenged atheist vegetarians who maintain cosmic equidistance from our bloodkin. The term for it is even weird: "Thanksgiving" is a syntactical c ... More >>