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Slothrust Takes A Whimsical Trip in ‘Like A Child Hiding Behind Your Tombstone’

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=65&v=Bbv6Jfnpx-Q[/embed] October 6, 2016by LINDSAY TOTTY • Listen to songs by Slothrust, and you'll hear aggressive sounds that hearken back to early-'90s rock bands like Nirvana and Dinosaur Jr. Listen more…
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Georgia Ruth

Fossil: a past preserved. Scale: a measure. Inspiration comes in many shapes and guises, and for Ruth the discovery of a ‘mutant fish’ by Russian fishermen was the inspiration to…
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Songs We Love: Opeth, ‘Strange Brew’

The smartest thing Mikael Åkerfeldt ever did was to stop writing extreme metal and focus on his biggest musical obsession: progressive rock. As sterling a run as he and his…
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Cropped Out announces 2014 lineup: Sun Ra Arkestra, Urinals, Three Legged Race, Ma Turner, more… but not a trace of Lil B

Two years can certainly fly by, huh? One day you’re writing a story about Cropped Out 2012 and the next thing you know, you’re writing a story about Cropped Out…
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Tiny Desk, Huge Enthusiasm: Latin Music On Our Small Stage

NPR's Tiny Desk series documents one-of-a-kind performances, allowing for an intimate look at musicians — some well-known, others just starting out — as they make music behind Bob Boilen's desk…
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Justin Timberlake: ‘Silas won’t be in 1D!’

Justin Timberlake draws the line at his son being in One Direction. The Can’t Stop the Feeling singer and his actress wife Jessica Biel welcomed Silas into the world last…
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Cuba: While The Politicians Argued, The Musicians Jammed

"Go before it changes!" I can't tell you how many times I have heard that charge since the thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba, which has prompted so…
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Gordi, ‘So Here We Are’

September 19, 2016by STEPHEN THOMPSON • Gordi (a.k.a. Sydney's Sophie Payten) isn't the first singer to dramatically manipulate her voice with a vocoder: The soundImogen Heap helped popularize with 2005's "Hide…
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Babyfather – BBF Hosted by DJ Escrow

styles: kloser 2 god, Heavenly Reach, E8, rap others: Kevin Hart, Jaja Soze, Gassman D, Lord Tusk, Arca “The state moves by stealth to gather information.” – Nat Hentoff “I’m not British. I’m…
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Modular Synths Mimic Life In Suzanne Ciani & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s ‘Sunergy’

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5Xaw5r43n0[/embed]   September 15, 2016by LARS GOTRICH • There is life in the modular synth, which ripples and gurgles in ways that can feel human or otherwise. Sunergy brings together two…
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Bruce Springsteen took seven years to write memoir

Bruce Springsteen slowly pieced together his new memoir over a seven year period. The American singer-songwriter released his autobiography titled Born To Run last week (ends02Oct16), which recounts his troubled…
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River Whyless, ‘All Day All Night’

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-1sdE2y0rs[/embed] July 21, 2016by SOPHIE KEMP • In front of an impeccably decorated set, River Whyless' members look straight into the camera. In some moments, they're upright and serious, but in…
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