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Thursday, June 27 2013

Kanye West: Yeezus (take two)

Yeezus will be brilliant to some, terrible to others. The truth lies somewhere in between.


Sunday, November 13 2011

Symbolic Weight & the Def Jam Aesthetic

A coffee table book about rap does not sound too "hardcore" or "gangsta", does it? Well, that's because it's not. What it just might be is sincere.


Thursday, January 27 2011

Wanda Jackson: The Party Ain’t Over

It's no shock that teaming Jack White with one of the great rockers of all time would yield great results, but the surprise is in how natural they sound together.


Thursday, April 15 2010

Solomon Burke: Nothing’s Impossible

After four albums of Americana crossover, Solomon Burke reminds us he’s a soul singer by joining forces with the late producer Willie Mitchell.


Wednesday, October 14 2009

Brandi Carlile: Give Up the Ghost

Carlile gets help from Rick Rubin and adds a winning sequel to The Story.


Monday, October 5 2009

Fame, Fortune, and a Fat Queer Icon: An Interview with the Gossip

When the Gossip's musical mastermind Nathan Paine began constructing his own unique strain of dance-punk in Portland, few people knew what to make of it. Now, in 2009, no one dare snicker, as his band has produced the most unlikliest of fashion icons and droves of fans.


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