Once upon a time in Phoenix, in the fall of 1980, my high school journalism teacher, Mrs. Finerman, was standing before the class, her voice thick with Willy Wonka mystery. "This is a very special room," she told us. "Years ago, right here, a man by the name of Vincent Furnier wrote for this school ... More >>
Pretty little liars
Justin Vernon is headed for the mainstream with his new LP
While my pets are going through ice cubes like a freakin' Snoopy snow cone machine, it's been tough for us humans to get through the heat of this summer. But it's the great music from these flatlands that keeps us around, and it was a major shock to the system when the amazing new video from ... More >>
It's one of the most popular educational games of all time
Nope, the season's not over yet. There are trees left to trim, stockings left to stuff, decorations still to be hung with care, and because you're a big baller/shot caller - are you kidding, of course you are - it's downright imperative that you figure out where to score one of those humongous gi ... More >>
Our pals over at MPLS.TV have been busy lately; in addition to filming the videos we posted yesterday of Eyedea, No Bird Sing, Kristoff Krane, Crescent Moon, and Peter Pisano gathering for a freestyle jam, they also recently produced this video of soul-bearing songwriter Chastity Brown performing ... More >>
Best Buy has finally caught up with most people in America and realized it's flat-out embarrassing to be connected to Fox News's Glenn Beck.
"What's That?" recreate some of modern rock's most complex songs
Folk artist Matt Jennings is singing a different tune from his big-time sibling Mason
The Songs We Can't Escape
The Desperate Housewives finale was appropriately soapy (and stinging) So it's settled then: Mary Alice is a big, fat murderer who butchered naive, poker-wielding Deirde in a variation on the old King Solomon two-mommies boondoggle. Too bad, so sad. Any American who names their son "Dana" should b ... More >>
Has 'Sex and the City' moved out to the burbs?
TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe takes on Trump and Bush
Wolf Eyes: The brutal cacophony of lunatic noisemakers
Malachi Constant take back whatever they said
For 20-odd years he's been moaning into a tape recorder. He doesn't do press and he never plays live. Investigating the legend of Jandek.
The Cities that chant, and rock the baby, together
Click, shriek, boom! Sonic collage artist Escape Mechanism cuts and pastes while aural trickster Lost in Translation slashes and burns