Maria Schurr
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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.

Wig in a Nutshell: An Interview with Stephen Trask Co-Creator of 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' | 17 Aug 2014 // 8:14 PM

Hedwig and the Angry Inch co-creator and songwriter Stephen Trask animatedly answers questions about the production’s success on Broadway and more.


Deerhunter: Fading Frontier | 13 Oct 2015 // 1:17 AM

Arriving after the progressive and corrosive Monomania, Fading Frontier feels like a slight step back.

Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life | 26 Aug 2015 // 8:05 PM

Despite lacking the entire picture, Our Brand Could Be Your Life is as packed with as much profundity, wit, and energy as any indie debut this year.


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...


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

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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