Nobody has written an original rock song since 1953, and the entire music industry is founded on exchanging blurry photocopies of other people's work. Sure, some art is outright plagiarism, but even when it's in a gray area, it's an opportunity for cash. Case in point: Australian psych band Tame Imp ... More >>
Sky Ferreira with How to Dress Well and High Highs Triple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisMonday, April 1, 2013Monday night's show at the Triple Rock featuring How to Dress Well and Sky Ferreira was a tale of what should and should not be done by emerging artists on the cusp of the Next Step, whatever ... More >>
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Photos by Erik HessCSS at First Avenue in May 2011Brazilian disco-punks CSS are a very charismatic band. They all have hip haircuts, cool tattoos and adorable Portuguese accents. Even if you didn't know who they were and you were sitting by them at a restaurant, you'd eavesdrop on their conversat ... More >>
Dan MonickSlug in 1998 Seven years ago it was 2003, and if you're not quite convinced that's so far into the past, consider that the Iraq war was in its infancy, American Idol was only on its second run, and Avril Lavigne was killing it on the pop charts. Now that you're feeling ever-grateful it' ... More >>
Last week, you hurried to begin Christmas shopping, finish buying Thanksgiving trimmings, and scrounge enough spare change to buy yourself a copy of Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday. And while you weren't paying much or any attention - and who could blame you? - all of this stuff happened.
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Project Runway's designers: Can they even dress themselves?
Smoking like Dre, rioting against junior high, singing in the parking lot
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Hippie-hating punk rockers, captured on film! Remembering The Clash with a new DVD
Days and nights in the belly of the video gaming beast
The gonzo online community known as TCPunk goes the way of all flesh
Slug and St. Patrick Costello recall a brush with Avril Lavigne, their status as Scottish Royalty, puking on cue, and dropping trou
Tiki Obmar compose the IDM soundtrack to your high school experience