Thursday, September 19 2013
You could write a doctoral thesis on death metal band Ulcerate's complex musicality, and the band's latest album, Vermis, is another stunning mix of science run amok, organic madness, and clinical brutality.
Wednesday, September 18 2013
Being faithful to the original can require removing it from its context. It’s a necessary and paradoxical reversal.
Repetition and efficiency are the operative terms to describe Factory Floor's post-industrial aesthetic, as the hyped electro trio wrings out maximum effect out of minimal moves.
Tuesday, September 17 2013
Fans of unorthodox and ingenious trajectories would be well advised to seek out Oranssi Pazuzu's cosmically gazing black metal.
Letterman called Janelle Monáe "the hardest working woman in show business" after she danced apocalyptic on his desk. Check out that video and others here.
With each tweet, photo upload, and "twerk" video, Miley Cyrus artfully crafts her star image, always maintaining our interest in how she presents herself.
MGMT's latest balancing act is a bit of a mess. But it’s a thrillingly inventive and uncompromisingly colorful mess. And isn’t that the best kind of mess?
Monday, September 16 2013
The track begins as a sing along with an uplifting chorus, Flaming Lips style, yielding to a soaring melody by a songstress that acts as a typical Moby stamp of approval.
AlunaGeorge may be relatively new, but their debut New York performance confidently brought life to their debut Body Music.
Recently, Ebony published a feature that celebrated pioneering black women in rock. In the article's accompanying gallery, Sandra St. Victor held court with icons like Tina Turner, Nona Hendryx, Joan Armatrading, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.