Pill w/Jon Connor, AP, Nina B, Kasanova S.O.B.'s Thursday, November 17 Better than: Subway delays. Like, who enjoys that? Two years ago, on the strength of the bubble-cooking anthem "Trap Goin' Ham," Pill was inescapable during CMJ week, a pop-up at every show. XXL picked him as one of its top 10 ... More >>
Massachusetts/Baltimore conceptual-rock unit Cave BearsNick Williams and Carrie Bren, with occasional gueststear into sound with an almost childlike avidity and intensity, challenging preconceived notions about how music can or should sound. YouTube examples of their uncompromis ... More >>
Blue Note's cover art: Also an inspiration. (Original on the left, homage on the right.)Hip-hop artists have never been shy about sampling songs from the vaults of the Blue Note jazz label, and few have pilfered with as much creativity and gusto as A Tribe Called Quest's one-time de facto lea ... More >>
Some days we almost feel a little bit sorry for Tiger Woods. Almost. Like when we hear that yet another mistress (a dime a dozen, these) has come forward and blah, blah, blah. But this time the story has a twist! "Adult film actress" Devon James has announced that he is the father of her 9-ye ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Male Annual Date: 1971 Discovered at: Antique mall The Cover Promises: ... More >>
In the annals of inadvertent viral humiliation, the Microsoft Songsmith ad falls squarely between Tay Zonday and the Numa Numa Guy--cringeworthy, but not permanently ruinous. In case you've missed this particular case of public humiliation, Songsmith is Microsoft's new music-making software, a Gar ... More >>
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