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  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Here Are the Songs They Play at a Middle School Dance

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    A Bite With The Band: Talking Mythology And Twitter Over Spumoni With Ava Luna

    A lot has happened since SOTC met Ava Luna two and a half years ago. Drummer Alex Smith has been replaced by the returning Julian Fader, who played with an earlier iteration of the band (in the interim, he was a member of bands like Quilty and a couple others). The backup vocal trio is down to a due ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Oddsmaking: Who Will Win This Year's Best New Artist Trophy At The Grammys?

    In this week's Voice I wrote about Skrillex, the emo-dude-gone-dubstep-auteur who's spawned a bunch of funny-Photoshop blogs and garnered five Grammy nominations. One of the categories he's nominated in is one of the Big Four—Best New Artist, which seems to have shaken off its "one-way ticket ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2009

    Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>