By Alan Scherstuhl This list of the year's best country albums is assembled with two important premises in mind: First: If the people who record and listen to these records consider them country, than they're damn well country. Purists who argue that country should still sound like '68, '76, '84 or ... More >>
Gotye and Kimbra's music video for "Somebody That I Used to Know" is perhaps the break-up experience of the year. Watching will leave the viewer wrapped up in tantalizing, emotional excitement, or at least fascinated with this man's teeth. Overtly nostalgic for the '80s, the song is also a gateway i ... More >>
By John Ervin The long-standing KFAI-FM radio show Crap From the Past marks its 20th anniversary tonight from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. If you're wondering, what's Crap From the Past? It's a weekly musical exhibition curated by Ron "Boogiemonster" Gerber. He dubs it "a graduate level course in pop. ... More >>
An interview with the comedy curators of horrible (and hilarious) VHS castoffs.
New music from To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie, Decider interviews City on the Make & STNNNG's 200th show.
Superbad director Greg Mottola swiftly cuts to what lies under cliches of youth
A friend and protégé tries to make sense of what's happened to Christopher Hitchens
Howard Stern's billboard controversy; local rockers censor themselves