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Monday, June 23 2014

At the Core: An Interview with The Antlers

The Antlers' multi-instrumentalist Darby Cicci and singer/lyricist Peter Silberman speak with us about the process of creation, keeping your emotions genuine, and why their music is good for cooking to.


Tuesday, June 3 2014

For All the Misfits and the Losers: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Brings the Underdog to Broadway

That Hedwig is claiming so much success without losing its more challenging aspects and picking up “quadruple threat” Neil Patrick Harris in the process is nothing short of a miracle.


Monday, November 19 2012

"You Can't Be Lazy In Stand-Up:": An Interview with Simon Amstell

The British comedian gets candid about himself, his own healing experiences, and the magic of hallucinogens.


Reviews

Thursday, July 10 2014

Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Man / Pink Elephants

They are Serge Gainsbourg's songs, but it's Harvey’s show, and he does a fine job as frontman throughout.


Monday, June 16 2014

The Antlers: Familiars

Familiars is perhaps the Antlers’ most affirmative release, but it's also their most complex to date, filled with moments of profundity and reflection.


Monday, June 2 2014

Luke Haines: New York in the '70s

Brit Luke Haines has the chutzpah to cover such an integral time in cultural and counter-cultural history in New York.


Tuesday, May 6 2014

The Horrors: Luminous

As close as Luminous comes to being an excellent release, there remains something about it that is unembraceable.


Monday, April 21 2014

TEEN: The Way and Color

The Way and Color is a welcome and daring departure from TEEN's Spacemen 3-laced debut, 2012’s In Limbo, even though it doesn’t always hit its marks.


Hurts: Exile [18.Mar.13]
Foals: Holy Fire [13.Feb.13]
Beak>: >> [8.Jul.12]
Cate Le Bon: Cyrk [17.Jan.12]
Herzog: Search [12.Jul.11]

Blogs

Monday, June 16 2014

The Veda Rays - "Wait for Teeth to Show" and "It Led to Nothing and Nowhere" (videos)

We last heard from noirish trio the Veda Rays on the 2012 EP releases Die Fast and Life Kills, which were limited releases that are now out of circulation.


Tuesday, December 3 2013

Casimer & Casimir -- "O Sweet Joe Pye" (video) (Premiere)

Casimer Pascal and Vincent Casimir are an uncle-nephew duo with a fondness for tempered quirkiness and encapsulating the blighted Midwest in song.


Friday, October 11 2013

Shilpa Ray - "Mother Is a Misanthrope" (stream)

Judging from the devastation wrought from last year's Hurricane Sandy and a number of other terrifying natural tragedies, Mother Nature is regarding humanity with a lot of ill will.


Thursday, October 10 2013

Casimer & Casimir - "O Sweet Joe Pye" (stream)

Casimer Pascal and Vincent Casimir are an uncle/nephew duo, but they are as far away from LMFAO as you can get. In fact, Casimer & Casimir are so good at creating buoyant, timeless-sounding pop songs that even a passing mention of something as silly as that acronymed duo feels ridiculous.


Cate Le Bon: 24.Mar.2010 - New York (Notes from the Road) [29.Mar.10]

News

Thursday, August 23 2012

All Tomorrow's Parties: I'll Be Your Mirror USA 2012 (Preview)

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.


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