//Reviews
//Features
Observational Tragedy: Jonathan Coulton's Approach to Songwriting

Observational Tragedy: Jonathan Coulton's Approach to Songwriting

By Dan Kok

22 May 2017 // 10:30 AM

Jonathan Coulton reveals how his unique balance of comedy and tragedy, optimism and cynicism, and the past and future form the heart of his new multimedia concept album....

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Eminem: A Love Story

By Colson Lin

22 May 2017 // 3:00 AM

Who can listen to Eminem’s discography today and not be struck by one of popular music’s most prolonged and extraordinary expressions of interminable sadness?...

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//News

Remembering Soundgarden's Dark Knight of the Grunge Music Scene, Chris Cornell>

That voice. It demanded that you listen, no matter where you were. In an airport, a crowded bar or a sold-out theater....

U2 Finds a Modern Relevance in Performing Their 1987 Album, 'The Joshua Tree'>

'American Epic' on PBS Explores Radio's Effect on the Record Business in Mid-1920s>

Mary J. Blige Is Back to Form on Her Latest Album, 'Strength of a Woman', Baring Her Soul>

//Events

The Last Waltz 40 Tour Delivers Triumphant Finale in San Francisco>

The audience is deeply familiar with the songs. Yet throughout the two-set, nearly three-hour show it feels like there’s a collective vibe in the air of re-discovering the manner in which the material can move the soul....

Bureau of Sabotage Takes Fans for a Bicycle Day Trip in San Francisco>

The New Pornographers and Waxahatchee Offer Houston Set Filled with Gems>

Coheed and Cambria Impress As They Perform 'Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV' in Full>

//Mixed media
//Blogs

On a Bang: An Interview with Biffy Clyro

// Sound Affects

"As they Scot-rockers try and make more and more inroads Stateside, the value of the struggle isn't lost on a group releasing their seventh full-length.

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