Mud, Sweat, and Beers: Four Days at Download Festival

Mud, Sweat, and Beers: Four Days at Download Festival

By Chelsea Smile

29 Jun 2015 // 10:01 AM

In which our correspondent bravely chronicles the exhaustion, rain, and euphoria of one of Europe's biggest music festivals....

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"Feeling the Notes": An Interview with Anderson East

By Sachyn Mital

29 Jun 2015 // 3:00 AM

With his album Delilahon the horizon, Anderson East talks with PopMatters about the lead single "Satisfy Me" and connecting in the Nashville music scene....

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'Eden' Spins a Poetic Tale of France's Early Electronic Music Scene>

Eden is a rare film scaled both big and small, paying close attention to tiny details of emotional development and the larger forces working to shape them....

Harold Battiste, Influential New Orleans Musician, Dies at 83>

Apple Changes Its Tune for Taylor Swift: What Have We Learned?>

EDC Serves As a Barometer of Mainstream Dance Music's Mood>


Damien Rice + Josh Ritter Shine Solo at Celebrate Brooklyn! (Photos)>

Damien Rice's solo Celebrate Brooklyn! set allowed the musician to show his often soft songs in the most ragged and raw light....

The 2015 Contact in the Desert Conference Looked Up to Space for Answers>

Northside Festival 2015: Run the Jewels & The Very Best + Heems (Photos)>

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood Cooks Up "Psychedelic Filling in a Folk Blues Pie" to Rock North Park>

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "Rare Anger"

// Sound Affects

"Phantasmagorical stories, startling screams, and a visceral combustion of tension comprise Kill the Lights' penultimate tune, "Rare Anger".

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