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Why It's Time to Stop Hating Spotify
22 May 2015 // 4:10 AM

An independent artist opens up about how much he’s earned from Spotify, what it means to his band, and why listeners should feel good about the shift to streaming consumption.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM

These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.


All Tomorrow's Parties: 30 Sep - 2 Oct 2011 - Asbury Park, NJ
24 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

Much like when you’re actually in the middle of the festival itself, ATP gripes are often quickly forgotten when remembering something wonderful.

Portishead: Third
27 Apr 2008 // 6:01 PM

Over a decade in the making, this legendary UK trio has buried trip-hop under a pile of creepy analog gear with their painfully long awaited third (duh) album.


Five Songs That Would Make Great Bond Themes
8 Nov 2012 // 12:00 AM

With Skyfall hitting theaters in the United States tomorrow, Sound Affects spotlights five songs that in an ideal world would've played over the opening titles to the adventures of Britain's premier spy.

Counterbalance No. 70: Portishead’s 'Dummy'
24 Feb 2012 // 12:00 AM

From this time, unchained, we’re all looking at a different picture. But we’re also looking at the 70th most acclaimed album of all time. Trip-hop fun, 1994-style, is next on Counterbalance.


Portishead: Machine Gun 14 Apr 2009 // 2:41 PM

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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