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Never wish for anything -- because you might get it. Back in 2008, I was on a panel on IFC's website with some distinguished names in the field of online music writing: Pitchfork founder Ryan Schreiber, Bill Crandall (then at Spinner), and Maura Johnston (then with Idolator).
The band recorded music for the 'free world' … the Wynne prison outfit The huge prison that dominates downtown Huntsville, Texas, is so intimately embedded into the life of the town that the rituals associated with it barely register. Every couple of hours a whistle blows marking the moment at which the prisoners are counted to make sure none have escaped.
The problem with music now is all it takes for someone to make an track is a Soundcloud account and Garage Band on their Mac.
During the 1960s, the counterculture simply became culture : the sexual revolution, psychedelic drugs, hating the Vietnam War, Dennis Hopper.
Brett Anderson: We’re here with Robert Christgau, the dean of American rock critics.
A few months ago, Odd Future frontman, sock dealer, and professional internet troll Tyler, the Creator took to Twitter to vent about the sound quality of his forthcoming album Wolf : "THIS WAS MY FIRST TIME MIXING AND IT MADE ME HATE MIXING CAUSE IT CHANGES THE WAY A SONG SOUNDS.
The Canadian has been taken to the heart of the music press, but there's still a jury out on whether he's a true original...
With David Bowie's new album released today, we take a look at the belief that he recorded some of the greatest post-krautrock music in history behind the Berlin wall...
Autechre boast a discography spanning two decades, incorporating 11 full-length albums and many more EPs.
No hyperbole intended, The 20/20 Experience is a masterclass in writing, production and sheer ambition.
I've always been mainly into quite noisy guitar music but recently I've been enjoying more electronic stuff. I think it had something to do with Liars' last album, I've been enjoying that and some others like The Knife, Errors' newer stuff, Holy Fuck, and Fuck Buttons. I was already listening to people like Aphex Twin and Kraftwerk and other well known 'indie-friendly' stuff like that and I like them too.
I am a Kendrick Lamar fan, but Kendrick Lamar fans are my new internet enemies.
When Prince plays a big show, the setlist is familiar. He knows people want Purple Rain, Kiss and Cream and seems happy to keep delivering them.
This blog post is a result of many months of casual thought and casual conversations, boiled down into a perhaps more casual than usual blog post.
From left, Christopher Bear, Chris Taylor, Daniel Rossen, and Ed Droste. Grizzly Bear’s music videos have this habit of depicting the band members as suffering, blank and deadpan, through conditions that do not appear comfortable. In 2007’s “ Knife ,” they’re seen sinking stoically into quicksand.