Written by Ashley White Monday, 09 July 2012 21:33
Instead of channeling that damning time into a work of art, he’s using it to self-destruct.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 09 July 2012 21:14
People often miss my true influences, like Elvis, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and k.d. lang.
Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 06 July 2012 20:32
I can’t have anyone near when I write; it seems like too vulnerable of a process.
Written by Jim Ousley Thursday, 05 July 2012 17:57
Producer Rick Rubin has Mills on speed dial.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 05 July 2012 16:58
All the tracks have been released before, so this is basically a greatest-hits album with an unusual selection process.
Written by Jason Green Friday, 22 June 2012 15:22
It’s an idea that sounds almost fatally pretentious on its face, but the resulting album thankfully offers up tales of Greek gods and goddesses as subtle flavoring to spice up her trademark folk-pop rather than as the main course.
Written by Mike Rengel Monday, 04 June 2012 21:22
While a lot of these songs do sound like they could soundtrack ads for Cosentino’s newfound alliance with Urban Outfitters (and the record does sound fashionable), it’s certainly not product.
Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 31 May 2012 17:59
This goes far, far beyond guilty pleasure.
Written by Laura Hamlett Thursday, 31 May 2012 17:55
The eight-minute-long “The Banality of Evil” is a pristine example of David Sylvian’s laudable vocal and songwriting capabilities.
Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 29 May 2012 15:54
Where Go Fly a Kite excels is in its craft: the way verses and choruses brush up against each other in just the right way, the way not a single note feels wasted or out of place, the way Kweller can repeat a refrain just often enough to drill it into your subconscious without tipping over into obnoxiousness.
Written by Jim Ousley Wednesday, 16 May 2012 22:11
After writing and directing his next film The Lords of Salem, Zombie headed out for a co-headlining tour with Megadeth that kicked off in New Jersey on May 11.
Written by Ashley White Tuesday, 01 May 2012 21:24
Each of us is entitled to that one person who is willing to let us explore the world and find ourselves.
Written by Alex Schreiber Saturday, 28 April 2012 07:56
His ability to sound like he’s singing a rap song when answering my questions is somewhat of a feat.
Written by Ashley White Thursday, 19 April 2012 20:49
She effortlessly goes back to her R&B roots to pen a heartfelt, mature album about ending one thing to begin anew, fresh.
Written by Jenn Metzler Wednesday, 18 April 2012 12:13
“Tim Kasher is good enough that he can just sit down and create an environment in which to inspire himself.”
Written by Alex Schreiber Thursday, 29 March 2012 21:44
The less cheeky and grittier sound hits right from the start, with a big wall of sound.
Written by Tyler Cigard Thursday, 29 March 2012 21:40
On Threads, Now, Now have a much more refined sound and show their age well.
Written by Jenn Metzler Monday, 26 March 2012 00:18
“My approach to music and appreciation for it has remained the same no matter where I am.”
Written by Teresa Montgomery Thursday, 22 March 2012 21:08
“This album has been the funnest thing to make and be a part of.”
Written by Jason Green Tuesday, 13 March 2012 20:16
A preview of this year's edition of SXSW's annual spotlight on Japan's best and brightest bands.
Written by Dean Asher Wednesday, 07 March 2012 21:02
Some tracks feel like they float out from behind a saloon’s swinging doors into the dusty night.
Written by Jenn Metzler Friday, 02 March 2012 17:49
"Whatever subtle musical thing you worked on doesn’t translate when you’re a solo act, but a refined rock act is a mighty thing that you can’t ignore."
Written by Kyle Green Thursday, 01 March 2012 11:21
I asked Stephen to describe the way they are recreating live the very sonic and layered sounds from the album. He told me simply that it is a “secret.”
Written by Michele Ulsohn Thursday, 01 March 2012 11:08
Writer Stephen King became a fan and even quoted Rainmakers’ lyrics in two of his novels.
Written by Alex Schreiber Thursday, 01 March 2012 10:47
Don’t let the six foot beauty’s relentlessly personal music unnerve you: She’s actually quite hilarious, which you will see in this interview and hear in her music.
Written by Mike Rengel Tuesday, 28 February 2012 13:49
This is a band that might cloak themselves in bedsit miserablism and Nordic chill and imagery, but mostly they just want to forge a deeper connection
Written by Tony Van Zeyl Tuesday, 28 February 2012 13:45
Half of the album is packed with highly entertaining and original takes on Beatles tunes.
Written by Ashley White Tuesday, 28 February 2012 13:41
“Sound: Check” created the perfect balance for all of the instruments from the keyboard to the bass and guitar to the drums, so rightly appropriate for the closing of this EP.
Written by Teresa Montgomery Tuesday, 21 February 2012 00:05
"I feel like I'm done hiding out."
Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 17 February 2012 14:14
The British house-trance-techno duo is gracing our speakers yet again with not one but two career retrospectives, released concurrently.
Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 17 February 2012 14:11
This tour features just Good and his guitar, but his brilliance is visible in any form.
Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 17 February 2012 14:00
I have this sort of picture what’s going on in the show. I want the sound, the look to be what’s in our imagination at the time.
Written by Ashley White Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:22
I want more than soulful vocals over acoustic instruments.
Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 10 February 2012 17:12
“The Fall” could easily be a single on alternative radio today; drawing NIN comparisons, it’s a strong display of Numan’s still-apparent talents.
Written by Jenn Metzler Friday, 10 February 2012 13:02
While it may be easy to toss aside an album upon hearing that it’s “just some guy playing an acoustic guitar,” this is Mike Doughty.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 10 February 2012 13:00
They make good use of a wide range of instruments so that each song has a distinctively different sound.
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