//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

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

When you’re Mick Jagger, some things never change....

Eryn Allen Kane Delivers Soul With a Message>

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

For Elton John It's a 'Wonderful Crazy Night'>

//Events

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

The band’s short but sweet 12-song set reverberated with an electrifying vibe, charged by the sense of supporting 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>

Tradition Meets Innovation at the Fifth Annual Maqam Fest>

//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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