Photo by Peter Van HattemIt's time to stop claiming Howler as our own, Minneapolis. Once you have the erudite vocabulary and muscular verbiage of New York Times' Jon Caramanica exploring the niceties of a band's slice of indie rock, there's a strict no returns policy. Get ready for trend pieces, ... More >>
What Harvey Milk looks, sounds likeNot sure what fermented in NPR's kombucha this week, but today and yesterday the classically staid broadcaster posted full-album streams from two bands you would expect to see blown up just about anywhere else. Maybe it started with Carrie Brownstein's blog, or ... More >>
A freelancer's diary from the SXSW music festival, with notes on how to stay sane amidst the persistent chaos.
A rock critic mourns his wife and celebrates the music of the scene they shared
The Dixie Chicks ask for a cease-fire and sympathy
Reading Radiohead's abstract Amnesiac backwards and forwards
Bit player: Beth Orton's new EP makes a statement in 24:49.
Brad Lanier of Electric Company