//Reviews
//Features
Destined for Greatness: A Conversation With Rikard Sjöblom of Beardfish

Destined for Greatness: A Conversation With Rikard Sjöblom of Beardfish

By Jordan Blum

11 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

Beardfish frontman Sjöblom discusses the makings of his latest solo effort, The Unbendable Sleep, as well as the future of Beardfish, Big Big Train, and more. ...

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The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door

By Erik Hage

11 Feb 2016 // 2:00 AM

The ska revival kicked to life by the Specials blended previous subcultural styles in their own Cuisinart: Kingston, Jamaica, Mod, Skinhead and Jamaican rude-boy....

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//News

Grammys 2016: Flying Lotus and L.A.'s Experimental Music Scene Are Poised to Scoop Up Rewards>

Flying Lotus is everywhere at this year’s Grammys, even when you can’t see him....

For Mick Jagger, the Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll of HBO's 'Vinyl' Is a Familiar World>

Eryn Allen Kane Delivers Soul With a Message>

Cassettes Are Back, As 'Dead' Media Won't Die>

//Events

Transatlantic Sessions 2016, Royal Festival Hall, London>

A wonderfully diverse set of artists and material, including surprise appearances of Bowie and Pink Floyd songs, made this year's Transatlantic Session a joy. ...

The Red Hot Chili Peppers Stoke the Fire for Bernie Sanders' Political Revolution>

Muse Commandeer Barclays Center for Drones World Tour (Photos)>

August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Gets a Vibrant National Theatre Revival>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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