Articles tagged not 4 sale

Barb Jungr Transformed the Music of Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen for City of London

Two superb and dynamic Barb Jungr shows, both revisiting the work of three of her favourite artists, were among the highlights of this year’s City of London Festival.

READ more
Grateful Dead’s Farewell: A Bad Trip Or Will Music Save the Day?

No matter if you feel love, hate or indifference toward them, the Grateful Dead mattered. They were indisputably one of the most important and influential bands in rock history, in part because they defied convention at almost every turn.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 12:00 PM

Fave Five: Alpine

Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

READ more
Painting - “Inside a Cup / Unsure” (video) (premiere)

Jazz duo Painting teams up with filmmaker Hideki Shiota for an unsettling, stylish new video to the piece "Inside a Cup / Unsure".

READ more
Joyful 2015 NYC Pride March in Photos

Two days after the historic 5-4 Supreme Court, New York City's Pride March, like others around the country, felt celebratory and joyful.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 10:30 AM

It’s All Great Fun As Animals Run Amok in CBS’ ‘Zoo’

I think I speak for everyone when I say that television has ignored the dramatic potential of the rogue American zoologist for far too long.

READ more
Trolling the Man of Steel: Superman #41

Superman #41 feels less like a blockbuster movie and more like a teaser trailer.

READ more
House of Blondes - “First of July” (audio) (premiere)

The electronic three-piece House of Blondes debuts a new track just in time for summer vacation.

READ more
Country Fried Rock: Dex Romweber

Dex Romweber may feel that his age is catching up with him, but that hasn't stopped him from making the music he loves one bit.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 9:15 AM

Years Before Court Ruling, Pop Culture Shaped Same-Sex Marriage Debate

The Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. But years before that 5-4 decision, film and TV helped spur Americans’ acceptance of gays and lesbians.

READ more
Digisaurus - ‘No More Room For Love’ (EP stream)

The Columbus, Ohio band mixes classic disco and funk with more modern sounds to offer a contemporary take on classic pop.

READ more
Eszter Balint - ‘Airless Midnight’ (album stream) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Eszter Balint's first album in more than a decade, while eclectic, retains a remarkable consistency throughout.

READ more
Down by the Riverside: Thelonious Monk’s High-Water Mark

The Complete Riverside Recordings comprises 15 discs' worth of raw material to sift through, a formidable task with endless rewards.

READ more
Kacey Musgraves: Pageant Material

A sumptuous dive into classic country that's also an exploration of identity, growing and exploring the idea of self within the sentimentalized past and our social-media-driven present.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 2:30 AM

Is Gender Out of Fashion?

Sex and Unisex, a history of fashion trends offers insight into changing notions of gender – and raises the possibility that the concept has outlived its usefulness.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Miguel: Wildheart

Wildheart is the sound of Miguel fully coming into his own , but we're still left feeling engaged but not thrilled, satisfied with the night out but lacking the impulse to text him back the next day.

READ more
The Grateful Dead Are Dead, Long Live the Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead didn’t seem to give a damn about the American dream and yet seems to have lived it—well, parts of it, anyway.

READ more
RP Boo: Fingers, Bank Pads, and Shoe Prints

If listeners can immerse themselves in the repetition, let go, and stop fighting it. The results can be transcendent.

READ more

30 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

No Joy: More Faithful

Shoegaze revivalists No Joy deliver their best work yet with the transcendent More Faithful.

READ more
‘Prime Cut’ Is Proof That the ‘70s Is American Cinema’s Greatest Decade

Like many great American films of the '70s, Prime Cut tackles major social issues through the lens of realism.

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

READ the article