Maria Schurr
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//Features

The Eye Pointed In: An Interview with Spencer Krug of Moonface | 14 Jun 2016 // 1:17 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 // 8:09 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

Rockaway Beach Is the Surreal Festival That Avoids Fatigue | 26 Oct 2016 // 4:00 AM

In a society stricken with music festival fatigue, Rockaway Beach aims to be an antidote for all that ails the average show-goer.

Luke Haines: Smash the System | 10 Oct 2016 // 8:15 PM

In a just world, disaffected children everywhere would be shouting “Do you like the Monkees?” ala the album’s title song and Alpha Industries would be using “Bomber Jacket” in an ad campaign.

//Blogs

Parlor Walls - 'Cut EP' (audio) (premiere) | 12 Nov 2015 // 5:30 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 // 6:00 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 // 6:00 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

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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