Mike Pursley
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"It's Supposed to Be Weird": An Interview with CocoRosie | 17 Sep 2015 // 1:50 AM

CocoRosie's auditory and semiotic mashups confused and upset people. Time has softened some of the criticism. Or, more likely, the Casadys have held a singular worldview long enough earn respect from those who first viewed the project as a trifle.

Talkin' Bout Evil With the Lower Dens | 6 Apr 2015 // 10:00 PM

The Lower Dens' new album is called Escape From Evil, but the way Jana Hunter tells it, recording it was nothing but a joy.


In Search of Rome's Notorious Boy Emperor: Martijn Icks' 'The Crimes of Elagabalus' | 4 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Though his debaucheries became legendary, the reign of Elagabalus may have been less remarkable than once believed.

'Animalinside': A Feral Gathering of Images and Words | 9 Nov 2011 // 4:02 PM

Thirty-nine pages, 14 chapters, 14 images: that’s all that can be definitively said. The explanation of the rest is up for grabs.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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