Ben Schumer
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Ben has been resigned to the life of a music geek ever since that fateful weekend in July of

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Reviews // 27 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

Ballad of a Working Mom: An Interview with Corin Tucker | 25 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Following Sleater-Kinney's indefinite hiatus, Corin Tucker kept quiet for several years while raising a family. Now, with a new band and a new sound, she its down with PopMatters to talk about how this endeavor came into being, and where she'd like to go next.

With a Little Help From My Friends: An Interview with Dave Sitek | 25 Oct 2010 // 6:35 PM

Building your production studio after viewing a Craigslist ad? Producing a mix-tape with Aziz Ansari? Calling up David Byrne for a collaboration just 'cos you can? All in a day's work for TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, here revealing all the details about his new Maximum Balloon side-project ...

//Reviews

Surf City: Kudos | 10 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

On their debut LP, the Kiwi quartet provides an exciting update of the Dunedin Sound. They call it “shoewave”.

Avey Tare: Down There | 26 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Animal Collective’s co-leader, Dave Portner, steps into the solo spotlight with a song cycle dealing with death, illness and depression. Surprisingly, it’s often a warm, comforting album.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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