Nicholas Phillips

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  • 4 years ago | Longform

    Dawn burns pink into Canada on September 10, 2007, and a duck is about to get its head blown off. Rock-star waterfowl hunter Jeff Foiles and three buddies lie on their backs in a stubbly hay field. They're wrapped in layout blinds, which resemble ...

  • 12 years ago | Essays

    Coachwhips' screech-punk summons the howl of a thousand dogs. So why are we calling it "Minimalist"?

  • 12 years ago | Essays

    Meet Janek Schaefer, master manipulator of the wheels of steel.

  • 12 years ago | Essays

    Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo and friends answer the cinematic koan: What is the sound of a Stan Brakhage film?

  • 12 years ago | Reviews

    Matmos The Civil War Matador For San Francisco experimental duo Matmos, artificiality is next to godliness--or at least in its general vicinity. While their previous Matador albums and their production work for Bjork's Vespertine might bear a pass...

  • 12 years ago | Longform

    The Destijl/Freedom From Festival of Music proves there's a world going on underground.

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