Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Nathan Stevens


Sunday, November 9 2014

Let the People Play What They Want to Play: An Interview with Moon Hooch

James Muschler, drummer for EDM and dubstep infused jazz trio Moon Hooch, discusses his group's new record, being shut down by the cops, and finding happiness in jazz.

Wednesday, September 24 2014

The '00s: Hip-Hop Got Weird at the Turn of the Century

Hip-hop's turn for the weird in the '00s ended up being one of the smartest moves it could take. Forget the old guard; 21st century hip-hop succeeded in improving on its forebears.

Monday, September 1 2014

The Forerunner: An Interview with Shabazz Palaces

"It’s just like exploration really, and just jumping off certain types of cliffs and trying to open up sonic parachutes that’ll get you floating down to your destination and landing on two feet."

Monday, August 25 2014

There Is Only Now: An Interview with Adrian Younge

The acclaimed L.A. producer Adrian Younge talks about his new album with Souls of Mischief, why he hates ProTools, and about his slew of upcoming projects.

Tuesday, March 4 2014

Today's Hits: An interview with Mark Perro of the Men

The ferociously hard working rockers from New York look poised to take over the world through an insane amount of touring and excellent albums.


Sunday, April 5 2015

Young Fathers: White Men Are Black Men Too

Young Fathers’ radicalization of pop is important and thrilling.

Tuesday, March 3 2015

Of Montreal: Aureate Gloom (take 2)

Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.

Tuesday, February 24 2015

Torche: Restarter

On Restarter, Torche delivers the smoothest sludge.

Monday, February 16 2015

José González : Vestiges and Claws

José González delivers a lovely and dreamy set of songs defined by their humble grace.

Tuesday, January 13 2015

Sun Kil Moon: Third and Seneca EP

Sun Kil Moon closed 2014 with a quiet and unassuming reissue.

Sólstafir: Ótta [28.Oct.14]
Clipping.: CLPPNG [11.Jun.14]
Cloud Cult: Unplug [21.Apr.14]
Cheatahs: Cheatahs [30.Mar.14]
Tycho: Awake [16.Mar.14]
Phantogram: Voices [17.Feb.14]
Overdoz.: Boom [29.Jan.14]
Mogwai: Rave Tapes [28.Jan.14]
Ovlov: am [10.Dec.13]


Monday, March 16 2015

Everything Everything - "Distant Past" (audio) (Single Review)

You might as well dance while the world is ending, right?

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