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The Postal Service is back, but hopefully your acne isn’t
The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were particularly impressive this year. There was the tesla coil, the crane that was formerly a flower but now a praying mantis, the giant floresce ... More >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever bee ... More >>
You can't really know where you're headed unless you know where you've been. For that reason, we're taking a look back at Pazz & Jop 2012 to drill down into the ballots of contributors and voters who participated. Maybe amongst the rubble we'll find clues about what lies ahead for music lovers in 20 ... More >>
After countless rumors, false starts, and fakes, the ACTUAL, REAL DEAL, NO BULLSHIT Coachella Lineup has finally been announced. And, no, the Rolling Stones aren't headlining. But you already knew that. So who is? These are your Coachella headliners: Stone Roses and Blur the first night, Phoenix the ... More >>
About a year and a half ago, singer-songwriter and former Rilo Kiley principal Jenny Lewis was in a difficult spot. Crippling writer's block had stopped her in her tracks right in the middle of work on her third solo album, the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue. Her father had just passed away. Her lo ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
"Nah, we're not going anywhere," says Ben Gibbard over the phone in his most reassuring voice, responding to concern from his loyal flock that with the release of his first proper solo album, Former Lives, a few weeks ago, he's walking away from Death Cab for Cutie. Well, whew! After 15 years togeth ... More >>
Rejoice for Freelance Whales!
A group show brings writers and artists together
A solemn tribute to once-hot-shit trends that (mostly) won't be joining us in the '10s
Since this archive page mysteriously disappeared over at its original home, consider this your new bookmark/placeholder/friend on late, lonely nights. Confused? More here. It's super-cute to peruse decade-end lists and pretend to be enthusiastic about true artists like Arcade Fire, timeless m ... More >>
Owl City Bowery Ballroom Wednesday, September 16 Yep, America's Kanye-Addled Sweetheart herself, holding court in the balcony as the giggly teenage masses below fired up their digital cameras and Death Cab for Cutie blared over the PA, which is fairly brazen, considering that Owl City, a/k/ ... More >>
Minimal techno expert also makes a convincing song-and-dance man
Turn off your Boris or whatever and let's get retarded
Prog, pop, and twee burn gleefully in the Fiery Furnaces
TV hospital drama life unfolds to new new wave
Indie rock's mainstreaming heart-on-sleeve emo intellectuals water their top down
Theatrical indie heartthrobs the Decemberists give gawky drama-club girls something to dream and blog about
Redheaded indie wet dream Jenny Lewis brings even more of the good out of Rilo Kiley
Sex Drive Outpaces Death Drive as the Biz Goes Down the Toilet
Déjà Vu: On the Dancefloor, Everything Old Is New Again
Mailbox Synthpop as Piano and Voice Recital
Crackles and Whirrrs and Glubs-Oh Mi(crohouse)!
'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'