Maria Schurr
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//Features

The Eye Pointed In: An Interview with Spencer Krug of Moonface | 14 Jun 2016 // 2:17 AM

Man of many hats Spencer Krug discusses new Moonface release My Best Human Face, future collaborations, and avoiding "just icing" lyrics.

Talking "Method" Recording and Youthful Delusions with the Manic Street Preachers | 14 Apr 2015 // 9:09 PM

For the first time in the band's history, Manic Street Preachers will bring the politically charged post-punk of their 1994 LP The Holy Bible in its entirety to American audiences.

//Reviews

August Wells: Madness Is the Mercy | 25 Sep 2016 // 9:10 PM

If you have a soft spot for subtly baroque songs with a deep well of empathy and passion, this is for you.

Panorama Offers Social Commentary From Kendrick Lamar and New Songs From the National | 1 Aug 2016 // 7:41 AM

Stellar sets from the Julie Ruin, Foals, Kendrick Lamar, the National and more made for an exciting second day of the inaugural Panorama Music Festival.

//Blogs

Parlor Walls - 'Cut EP' (audio) (premiere) | 12 Nov 2015 // 6:30 AM

We were fortunate enough to have Parlor Walls open our CMJ showcase with a totally transformational performance.

Bodega Bay - "Performance" (video) (premiere) | 22 Oct 2015 // 7:00 AM

Provocative lo-fi, art rock romp packed to the gills with dexterous wordplay and sub-three-minute blasts of perception that are surprisingly tuneful in spite of their non-production...

//News

All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror USA 2012 (Preview) | 23 Aug 2012 // 7:00 AM

The second annual festival -- curated this year by Afghan Whig's Greg Dulli -- promises to be a diverse and epic event. It takes place in New York City from the 21st to the 23rd of September.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

// Moving Pixels

"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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