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The 75 Best Songs of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 8:09 AM

From electro to Americana... from R&B to metal... from hip-hop to rockin' and poppin' indie... 2014 had something great for everyone.

The 2011 Artists of the Year
28 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

This year's top artists are a diverse lot represented by two of the world's biggest pop divas, a plethora of critically adored indie faves, some new talents emerging from the hip-hop underground, a couple of veteran Americana acts, and a few alt-rock legends among many more.


Big Ears 2015 Was a Festival for Serious Artists and Listeners
12 Apr 2015 // 11:00 PM

From 27-29 March, Knoxville, Tennessee music fans were treated to a world of daring and avant-garde music at the latest installment of the Big Ears festival.

Naytronix: Dirty Glow
8 Oct 2012 // 6:04 PM

A plethora of cool sounds and intriguing timbres can't make up for repetitiveness and a lack of decent songwriting.


Xiu Xiu + Tune-Yards: 14.April.10 - Washington D.C.
16 Apr 2010 // 1:07 AM

Upstaging Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart is no mean feat but Tune-Yards' Merrill Garbus made even that look easy.

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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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