In some ways Josh Grier still doesn't know what hit him when Tapes 'n Tapes unexpectedly blew up seven years ago. On the strength of their ragged-but-right debut album, The Loon, they surged from little local band to toast of the blogosphere seemingly overnight. "We made a record in a friend's bas ... More >>
M. Ward, Zooey, (and Tigger too!)As if its empire wasn't vast enough, Disney is making eyes at the Pitchfork-reading crowd with some new soundtracks featuring the likes of Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward, My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, and Sondre Lerche. With the release of the hand-animated (vintage ... More >>
Critically acclaimed band on the indie grind
Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 Recap from MPLS.TV on Vimeo.We are pleased to present the fruits of MPLS.TV's labor this past weekend at the 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival. Check out this fantastic recap video featuring interviews with Big Boi, Raekwon, Ryan Schreiber of Pitchfork Media, Michael Showa ... More >>
Never underestimate a collective of geeks working towards a seemingly unmarketable goal fueled by passion alone. A decade and a half ago in Minneapolis, a couple of them created the online only music review site Pitchfork Media. Back then, the Internet was still in its infancy, a diso ... More >>
He likes it! Hey Mikey!
In an interview conducted by Ryan Warner, David Berman of the Silver Jews talks nostalgia, his band's name, and why he hates releasing singles.
Eleven things we're looking forward to that aren't the spring thaw
Metacritic is too damn slow. It's been over a week since the release of Atmosphere's You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having, and the review-compiling website still hasn't managed to tell us the good word on the duo's latest disc. Okay, so maybe it's the major publications who aren't on top of t ... More >>
My Morning Jacket's At Dawn sounds like a country of sadness