Ask yourself: are you over it, or are you going to nurse a grudge? How long are you going to be mad at someone close to you for a perceived sin or sin of omission that ultimately doesn't mean that much? The good news, of course, is that modern pop music has a great deal on hand to fit your mood no m ... More >>
The weekly college radio show Some Assembly Required has been quietly peeling away at their broad mandate ("the creative reuse of fragments of recorded sound") since 1999, interviewing dozens of keystone artists, approaching the artistic angles of copyright and appropriation in the midst of "th ... More >>
Propagating crap attempts at pop, rap, rock, or any other genre or sub-genre you care to name had become easier than ever.
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
Negativland @ First Avenue From today's A-List: "While they've sidelined the spectacular antics that earned the ire of sundry recording-industry bigwigs back in the 20th, plunderphonics pioneers Negativland haven't stopped challenging consensus notions of 'intellectual property'--and being engaging ... More >>
From our email, here are a series of Top 7 lists compiled by the hosts of Radio K's various specialty shows, from punk to hip hop to world music (770 AM, 100.7 FM, 106.5 FM): Radio K International -- World Music Sundays 10am-Noon Radiok.org 1 Seu Jorge "Cru" (Wrasse) 2 Amadou & Mariam "Dimanche a ... More >>
Placebo rediscover cro-magnon relics; culturcide revive 1985; Randy Newman says the past ain't what it used to be
Audiences chew on a film-fest twofer: Central Standard's indie films and Sound Unseen's musical movies
U Film's "Sound Unseen" festival projects our mythologies of music onto the screen
Seven years after their last tour, Negativland continue to fight the industry claim that Fair Use is foul, and foul use is fair
Click, shriek, boom! Sonic collage artist Escape Mechanism cuts and pastes while aural trickster Lost in Translation slashes and burns