Recently, Voice Media Group held a competition to help determine the best music writing in the pages and on the blogs of its 14 papers. This winning piece by Shea Serrano first appeared on L.A. Weekly's West Coast Sound music blog.
By Shea Serrano
1:04 pm: In about 25 minutes, I'm going to be ch ... More >>
When I talked to David Edgar Love by Skype at his Montreal apartment Wednesday evening, he sounded exhausted -- he'd had only an hour of sleep in the past two days.
"I'm pretty tired. I was up until about 5 this morning, then I had mnql1 wake me up at 6 and had that radio interview," he says, cred ... More >>
The award-winning psychological thriller Martha Marcy May Marlene is unsettling theater audiences across America as we speak, but its surround-sound string swells are actually as homegrown as any Brooklyn band's loft demos. The soundtrack was helmed by Daniel Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans ... More >>
Jason EvansWhereas Radiohead's distribution methods can seem more precious by the year--pay-what-you-wish downloads! "newspaper editions" bundled with 400-plus tiny works of art!--the classical music written over the same period by Jonny Greenwood, the band's lead guitarist, has been almost h ... More >>
Hey Miscavige, you ready to take on Harvey?Deadline.com reported yesterday that new life has been breathed into Paul Thomas Anderson's next movie project thanks to Harvey Weinstein.
I don't know about you, but this Scientology watcher got goosebumps reading that announcement.
See, Anderson, ... More >>
Earlier today, the National released a video for the song "Think You Can Wait," from the "quirky" Paul Giamatti film Win Win. The video is a misguided combination of film dialogue transposed over a staged performance (the YouTube comments have already begun trashing it, and Matt Berninger's voice ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent.
New York's rumbling violin and guitar duo itsnotyouitsme create a doleful soundtrack for rainy days and crumbling cities. With just two men and an army of pedals, they cull the transcendent-yet-tang ... More >>